Shadowing partner-> firm said I could wear jeans?

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Shadowing partner-> firm said I could wear jeans?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:15 pm

I am shadowing a partner from a Chicago law firm tomorrow. Today the firm emailed me saying that because of the freezing cold weather "feel free to wear jeans." I was planning on wearing a suit initially. What would you wear in this situation?

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Re: Shadowing partner-> firm said I could wear jeans?

Postby ScottRiqui » Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I am shadowing a partner from a Chicago law firm tomorrow. Today the firm emailed me saying that because of the freezing cold weather "feel free to wear jeans." I was planning on wearing a suit initially. What would you wear in this situation?


Are you hoping this will lead to employment with the firm? If so, then a suit. Feel free to wear some Under Armour pants or something underneath, but no way would I show up in jeans to a place where I'd want to be hired.

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Re: Shadowing partner-> firm said I could wear jeans?

Postby JohannDeMann » Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:35 pm

What law firm? I'd prolly show up in a suit still sweater over dress shirt is acceptable and no tie. I wouldn't wear jeans but I don't think it's a terrible idea

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Re: Shadowing partner-> firm said I could wear jeans?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:35 pm

I am pretty sure I work at the firm you are talking about and I would suggest you wear a suit.

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Re: Shadowing partner-> firm said I could wear jeans?

Postby JohannDeMann » Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:39 pm

There are lots of Chicago firms having a jeans day tomorrow. It very much depends on the one having it. Something like Mayer brown wear the suit. Johnson and bell wouldn't matter if you skip the suit.

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Re: Shadowing partner-> firm said I could wear jeans?

Postby AReasonableMan » Wed Jan 07, 2015 1:22 pm

Wear wool pants.




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