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list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:48 pm

So if I get hired by a firm, do they usually, at some point in the process, ask you to list all legal employment? I ask because last year, I took a law clerk job, worked for two days, then switched to a better place. What do I do in this situation?

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Re: list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby fats provolone » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:55 pm

yes, usually for conflicts purposes

why does it matter?

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Re: list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:58 pm

just was wondering if it is for conflicts, after you're already hired, or if its something they check(i.e., lets call this dude who our employee worked with for 2 days to a week) before they finalize the offer. Just, I dont know how happy the other guy was with me quitting after 2 days, although I tried to be nice about it. I still have to figure out whether I need to get his signature for my bar application (ny) have heard different things.

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Re: list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby sparty99 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So if I get hired by a firm, do they usually, at some point in the process, ask you to list all legal employment? I ask because last year, I took a law clerk job, worked for two days, then switched to a better place. What do I do in this situation?


No. Don't list on your resume.

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Re: list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby Desert Fox » Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:33 pm

sparty99 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:So if I get hired by a firm, do they usually, at some point in the process, ask you to list all legal employment? I ask because last year, I took a law clerk job, worked for two days, then switched to a better place. What do I do in this situation?


No. Don't list on your resume.


Don't list on resume, but do list on conflicts check form.

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Re: list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:34 pm

Thanks guys, thats quite helpful. Now, since I'm in NY, I need to know if I have to go see these people again to sign my bar application. That would be pretty annoying/uncomfortable.

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Re: list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby fats provolone » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:36 pm

you can probably call the ny bar but i think you're overthinking this a lot. if the bar sends them something it's probably just getting stamped by hr. unless you took a shit on your bosses desk on the way out i doubt anyone cares about you

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Re: list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:38 pm

this is basically a 2-5 person firm.

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Re: list all former legal employers to new firm?

Postby fats provolone » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:38 pm

yea still doesn't change my analysis




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