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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 07, 2015 8:28 pm

Thanks for the responses; this process has been going on 3 months and it's a bit frustrating. Pretty sure that most people don't include on their legal resumes their first job in high school...yet that's expected to be on there randomly for the federal background check. Any others reporting issues/requests for more info from their background checks?

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 19, 2015 9:54 am

Is anyone else still waiting for word on the background check? I have not heard anything and the office won't reply to my emails. This is very frustrating.

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 19, 2015 10:15 am

still waiting here as well. apparently, my office still has not sent a single background check to the HQ in DC yet. But they still want us to start around June 1st.

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Haven't heard anything from the DC office either.

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 19, 2015 3:26 pm

Suit up for first day? Literally have no information except start and end dates

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby LSATobsessed » Wed May 20, 2015 11:32 am

^ at least you have a start date lolol

in all seriousness, the consensus is to wear a suit the first day and later conform to whatever the other workers wear

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 20, 2015 4:59 pm

^ sounds good. also, does anyone have information on what the orientation will consist of? apparently that's what the first day is

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 20, 2015 5:07 pm

I received clearance today. My paperwork was sent to D.C. at the end of April (sent it to my USAO in the beginning of March). Had to provide more info regarding past employment about two weeks ago. Hope this helps those who are still anxiously waiting for clearance/a start date for their USAO.

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 20, 2015 5:11 pm

That's good news.

Anyone working in DC hear back yet?

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby LSATobsessed » Wed May 20, 2015 9:50 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I received clearance today. My paperwork was sent to D.C. at the end of April (sent it to my USAO in the beginning of March). Had to provide more info regarding past employment about two weeks ago. Hope this helps those who are still anxiously waiting for clearance/a start date for their USAO.



thats awesome! which office are you?

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 20, 2015 9:50 pm

is anybody's office making them pay for parking?

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 26, 2015 12:21 pm

my usao district said that we may be starting next Tuesday, even though the background checks have not cleared yet

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 27, 2015 12:35 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I received clearance today. My paperwork was sent to D.C. at the end of April (sent it to my USAO in the beginning of March). Had to provide more info regarding past employment about two weeks ago. Hope this helps those who are still anxiously waiting for clearance/a start date for their USAO.


Did they just straight out tell you that you were cleared and nothing more?

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 28, 2015 11:33 am

in my USAO, some people have received clearance and will start Monday, others who did'nt receive clearance will not be starting. UGHGHGHGHGHG

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:58 am

still nothing from USAO SDFL

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:35 pm

For anyone who has actually started working...

Are you finding that the attorneys in the office view your position (not you personally, but the position generally) as a sort of inconvenience? Like when you go around asking for work the attorneys respond like "Oh I'm sure we can find something for you to do..." It's very frustrating. By no means was I expecting to do anything exciting/important, but I did expect there to be actual work for me to do (no matter how boring). Why else would they post a position on their official website asking for multiple law clerks for 8 weeks during the summer if there was really no work for them to do? It feels as if its a chore for the attorneys to find projects and I have often gotten the response "by the time I could find something and explain it to you, I could have just done it myself". Trying to find out if this is just my office.

In no way am I frustrated with the people themselves. They are all lovely and fun to talk/listen to. I'm just upset the program is not more organized.

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:50 pm

^ be happy that you at least started :) some of us are STILL waiting for clearance

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Re: USAO Summer 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:00 pm

still no start date




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