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Having a Lawyer at C&F Interview?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 06, 2016 7:23 pm

Hello. I have been working with a Character and Fitness attorney, and have an interview with the New York Bar next week. My lawyer said that bringing a lawyer to the interview is unheard of. Is this true?

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Re: Having a Lawyer at C&F Interview?

Postby daedalus2309 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 7:45 pm

He's the expert.

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Re: Having a Lawyer at C&F Interview?

Postby kellyfrost » Sat Aug 06, 2016 7:51 pm

He/she probably doesn't need to be present for the interview unless you have done something unheard of.
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Re: Having a Lawyer at C&F Interview?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2016 5:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Hello. I have been working with a Character and Fitness attorney, and have an interview with the New York Bar next week. My lawyer said that bringing a lawyer to the interview is unheard of. Is this true?


I have had my share of issues with C&F in both CA and NY.

NY interview is really informal. Everyone goes through one and it is no indication that you may have trouble. I think bringing an attorney would not only be odd, it may raise the interviewer's eyebrows if he/she perceives it as a defensive move. If they ask you to come in for a hearing, that is when it would be appropriate to have a lawyer.

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Re: Having a Lawyer at C&F Interview?

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Sun Aug 07, 2016 6:05 pm

Listen to your lawyer.

Putting aside whether it's "unheard of" (which, assuming you have a good C&F lawyer who knows their shit, is probably true), I don't see any benefit. What are they going to do, object? It's an informal interview.

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Re: Having a Lawyer at C&F Interview?

Postby Babum » Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Hello. I have been working with a Character and Fitness attorney, and have an interview with the New York Bar next week. My lawyer said that bringing a lawyer to the interview is unheard of. Is this true?


Listen to the guy you are paying a lot of money for advice.



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