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In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 07, 2015 11:10 pm

Passed the bar last summer, still in Character & Fitness hell. Feels like Chinese water torture. Anyone else?

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 07, 2015 11:29 pm

Care to share w/o specifics? I have one issue that I'm worried about..has to do with being disciplined for work product

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 07, 2015 11:34 pm

Nothing criminal, just civil litigation as I was previously self-employed.

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:53 am

florida?

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:59 am

Nope. Actually heard its not the worst state either. Just wondering if anyone else going through this.

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:23 pm

anon from above, I am, in FL, also nothing serious, don't really want to get into specifics. Luckily I have a decent non attorney job to pay bills but it is preventing me from applying to attorney jobs. Also passed July bar.

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:29 pm

i know this is sensitive but can anon shed a little light on the self employment issue? did others sue u and this caused the C&F problem?

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 08, 2015 1:41 pm

Have to be vague, but was self-employed and did very well. When the economy went to hell, lost everything and eventually had to declare bankruptcy. BLE was notified of everything my first semester of law school. From what I understood, they said it was ok. I understand they are just making sure everything is ok. But this is brutal, time to start looking for that Barista or FedEx job at this point. Shame is that I have lost some law job opportunities already. It kills having no control over everything. 9 Mos so far with no end in sight.

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby BlueLotus » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:25 pm

What happens if you've accepted a FTLT position pre-bar, and then get delayed b/c of C&F? Will employers sack you if the C&F process runs too long? I know that public interest employers (esp. PD, DA, Legal Aid) want folks who can hit the ground running and get into court ASAP.

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:11 pm

what does disciplined for work product mean? malpractice?

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:28 am

Anonymous User wrote:what does disciplined for work product mean? malpractice?


Partner was not happy with my performance/work product.

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Re: In Character & Fitness Hell - So I can't get a job

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:14 am

BUMP. Anyone else going thru C&F hell?




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