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Keep interviewing for law clerk job after accepting

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 20, 2015 10:19 pm

So just accepted a really extreme take it or leave it law clerk job offer for **ty pay. I have a few more interviews that might end up paying more, but, not sure of the ethics/repercussions of quitting at a certain point and taking something else up, or still interviewing when the semester is about to start.
Part of me wants to just get this out of the way and focus fully on jobs(last semester 3L here). The other part of me is fiending for a few more bucks an hour. What to do?

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Re: Keep interviewing for law clerk job after accepting

Postby ymmv » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:09 pm

State or federal? In a place you want to work?

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Re: Keep interviewing for law clerk job after accepting

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:13 pm

sorry if it wasnt clear. i meant a job in the private sector, being a legal intern for money so they call you "law clerk".

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Re: Keep interviewing for law clerk job after accepting

Postby ymmv » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:16 pm

Oh. Unless you have a resume history of jumping ship quickly all the time, I really don't think anyone should give a shit about loyalty to private sector employers ITDAA. Any of them will screw you over in a heartbeat if they decide the bottom line demands it.

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Re: Keep interviewing for law clerk job after accepting

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:25 pm

yeah, but i WILL have to get these guys to sign my bar affidavit. Any problem?

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Re: Keep interviewing for law clerk job after accepting

Postby AreJay711 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:30 pm

I seriously can't imagine an employer fucking you on your bar affidavit. I really can't. That would be an absurd level of pettiness. I had an ex girlfriend fuck me on mine, but that bitch was hella crazy.

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Re: Keep interviewing for law clerk job after accepting

Postby ymmv » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:yeah, but i WILL have to get these guys to sign my bar affidavit. Any problem?


IDK shit about the bar affidavit, but there's nothing remotely unethical about leaving a private sector job because you got a better one.

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Re: Keep interviewing for law clerk job after accepting

Postby lawschoolftw » Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:06 am

Also, if you haven't started working there by the time you accept another job and renege on the acceptance, then you wouldn't have to report it on your bar app anyway because you never actually worked there.




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