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skers
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby skers » Fri May 08, 2015 2:41 pm

The only thing I can really say for sure is you will be known as mustache summer.

Beard is probably ok if it's actually well-groomed and looks good, so for most dudes, na.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby MarkinKansasCity » Fri May 08, 2015 3:46 pm

I'm finishing up my second week. Checking in.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby PvblivsScipio » Fri May 08, 2015 4:16 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Cobretti wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Harsh truth, anyone posting on TLS already as two strikes on the no offer pitch count

So on a scale of being outed on TLS at school to being Winstoned, how bad is being outed on TLS to people at your firm?

Assuming its a lot closer to being Winstoned...

And DF how do we stay totally anon while mega poasting at work??


A guy at my work knows, hopefully he didn't tell anyone.

I'm not sure the fact that someone knows is really the big risk. More that you are definitely weird if you post on TLS.

The number of TLSers who got no offered is insanely high.


The number of aspie TLSers is insanely high.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby rahulg91 » Fri May 08, 2015 4:18 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
skers wrote:Idk if there's really a true 100% offer firm though.

Yea there are. I know of one that offered someone who legit sexually harassed a midlevel, who requested he be no offered because of the harassment.


Is this real life.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby skers » Fri May 08, 2015 4:24 pm

I know of nearly 100% offer firms that haven't dinged for sexual harassment, but have for really poor work product, so welcome to big law.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby rahulg91 » Fri May 08, 2015 4:29 pm

skers wrote:I know of nearly 100% offer firms that haven't dinged for sexual harassment, but have for really poor work product, so welcome to big law.


That's so messed up. When you say "poor work product" do you mean like missed deadlines, didn't ask enough questions type of thing? Or is it instead like just doesn't know how to write or research? Or just all of the above?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Yardbird » Sun May 10, 2015 10:30 am

First day tomorrow :)

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby TheDogWhisperer » Sun May 10, 2015 11:34 am

I think mine is 100% or very near 100% in the past couple years but I'm still scared shitless...

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby arklaw13 » Sun May 10, 2015 11:39 am

Mine is usually 100% but year before last this office no-offered 1 person. I want to ask what they did to get no offered so I can make sure not to do that.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby First Offense » Sun May 10, 2015 1:34 pm

arklaw13 wrote:Mine is usually 100% but year before last this office no-offered 1 person. I want to ask what they did to get no offered so I can make sure not to do that.

Same with my firm. Heard a story from a summer there though... it was extraordinary circumstances (shit work product, shit attitude).

Still - I have no way of knowing how shit my work product will be, so it's a little nerve-wracking.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby sublime » Sun May 10, 2015 1:38 pm

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby J9ofDiamonds » Sun May 10, 2015 1:52 pm

arklaw13 wrote:Mine is usually 100% but year before last this office no-offered 1 person. I want to ask what they did to get no offered so I can make sure not to do that.


Same with the firm I am going to (except the 1 no offer was last year). I spoke with a 3L who summered there last summer and they told me it appeared like the person was trying to get no offered. Awful work product, missing every deadline, horrible attitude, and sometimes just straight up blowing off assignments.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Br3v » Sun May 10, 2015 2:01 pm

sublime wrote:First day tomorrow also.

Do we need to bring anything? Aside from our identifications to do paperwork?

Also, suit on first day is TCR even for a business casual firm, correct?


Yeah I don't know what else you'd bring besides like a pen. And yeah, a think a suit is TCR. Unless they explicitly told you not to wear a suit. Everyone knows it's your first day and your trying to look nice.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Rahviveh » Sun May 10, 2015 2:21 pm

We don't need a bag or briefcase do we?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby lhanvt13 » Sun May 10, 2015 4:14 pm

Rahviveh wrote:We don't need a bag or briefcase do we?

Need a bag for all dat free swag!

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby sublime » Sun May 10, 2015 4:32 pm

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby sublime » Sun May 10, 2015 4:51 pm

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby chuckbass » Sun May 10, 2015 5:19 pm

sublime wrote:I got this when they were running a more than half off sale:

http://www.navali.com/bags/leather-main ... =anchor637

I probably won't actually use it for work though.

Yeah I got something too. If I'm walking back and forth there is shit I'll want with me. Plus I may just go early in the mornings and work out and shower there and change, so I can throw stuff in this and keep some stuff at the office depending.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby brotherdarkness » Sun May 10, 2015 6:37 pm

MarkinKansasCity wrote:I'm finishing up my second week. Checking in.


How is it?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby JohannDeMann » Sun May 10, 2015 6:50 pm

sublime wrote:Also, for our background checks, no news is good news, right?


Yeah you are fine.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Desert Fox » Sun May 10, 2015 9:07 pm

I didn't wear a suit day one. Was the only one not. But day 2 nobody was.

Day one of real associate. Df Learned his lesson. Wore a suit. Was the only one wearing one. Lol. Dat burgers

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby bonerjamz » Sun May 10, 2015 11:58 pm

To everyone starting tomorrow, good luck!

Let us May 18 starters know if a suit on the first day is still TCR at a business casual firm. TYIA 8)

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby rpupkin » Mon May 11, 2015 12:32 am

sublime wrote:First day tomorrow also.

Do we need to bring anything? Aside from our identifications to do paperwork?

Also, suit on first day is TCR even for a business casual firm, correct?

No. TCR is business casual. But if you wear a suit, you won't be the only one.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby HankBashir » Mon May 11, 2015 2:46 am

Checking in. I don't start until June 8th though. Quarter system joys.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby lawhopeful10 » Mon May 11, 2015 6:43 am

Is a blazer with gold buttons an acceptable jacket for business casual. I'm wearing it with slacks and can't tell if it looks weird.




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