Summer Associate Class of 2017

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Where are you working this summer?

NYC
68
28%
DC
17
7%
LA
16
7%
Chicago
20
8%
Boston
12
5%
Texas
30
12%
San Fransisco
18
7%
Atlanta
7
3%
Philly
12
5%
Other
46
19%
 
Total votes: 246

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KunAgnis
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby KunAgnis » Sat May 13, 2017 6:13 pm

Joscellin wrote:
Gray wrote:Also who's starting monday


Started last Monday. Woo.


Someone's loving their summer so far :lol:

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Dr. Nefario
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Sat May 13, 2017 6:32 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:
EncyclopediaOrange wrote:
Gray wrote:Also who's starting monday


Meeeee


Me too


Got a whole nother week off

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Capitol_Idea » Sat May 13, 2017 6:42 pm

Remember to find current associate TLS'ers by using the secret signal: flail both arms like a bird and shriek "I am a poster on Top-Law-Schools.com!"

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Gray
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Gray » Sat May 13, 2017 7:00 pm

I had the option of starting next week but the end date would have been the same and do I look like someone who would sacrifice $3450 for no reason.

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Hikikomorist
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Hikikomorist » Sat May 13, 2017 7:03 pm

Gray wrote:I had the option of starting next week but the end date would have been the same and do I look like someone who would sacrifice $3450 for no reason.

Would anyone do that?

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Dr. Nefario
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Sat May 13, 2017 7:14 pm

Hikikomorist wrote:
Gray wrote:I had the option of starting next week but the end date would have been the same and do I look like someone who would sacrifice $3450 for no reason.

Would anyone do that?


That's the dream.

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Minnietron
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Minnietron » Sat May 13, 2017 10:49 pm

Hikikomorist wrote:
Gray wrote:I had the option of starting next week but the end date would have been the same and do I look like someone who would sacrifice $3450 for no reason.

Would anyone do that?

I did...no offer for poor logical reasoning?

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Joscellin
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Joscellin » Sun May 14, 2017 12:50 am

Hikikomorist wrote:
Joscellin wrote:
Gray wrote:Also who's starting monday


Started last Monday. Woo.

How's the food?


Loving it.

Some of the best I've had - and you can't beat free.

KunAgnis wrote:
Joscellin wrote:
Gray wrote:Also who's starting monday


Started last Monday. Woo.


Someone's loving their summer so far :lol:


Wouldn't have been bad if I hadn't been finishing papers during the first week.

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MurdockLLP
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby MurdockLLP » Sun May 14, 2017 10:22 am

what are everyone's thoughts re: monkstraps?

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lavarman84
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby lavarman84 » Sun May 14, 2017 10:27 am

Hikikomorist wrote:
Gray wrote:I had the option of starting next week but the end date would have been the same and do I look like someone who would sacrifice $3450 for no reason.

Would anyone do that?


Yes.

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PeanutsNJam
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby PeanutsNJam » Sun May 14, 2017 10:44 am

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buckiguy_sucks
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Sun May 14, 2017 1:16 pm

MurdockLLP wrote:what are everyone's thoughts re: monkstraps?


From a personal taste perspective or professional enough footwear perspective? They're professional enough for any day other than ultra conservative business suit day. You can wear em any time you'd wear a blucher/derby and probably with a suit. Wouldn't wear em to court or the like

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PeanutsNJam
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby PeanutsNJam » Sun May 14, 2017 8:38 pm

Firm email: "Dress code is biz cas. Suits are not required on the first day."

Firm website: "Summers are encouraged to wear business attire the first few days."

._.

kingpin101
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby kingpin101 » Sun May 14, 2017 8:52 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:Firm email: "Dress code is biz cas. Suits are not required on the first day."

Firm website: "Summers are encouraged to wear business attire the first few days."

._.

Bring a suit. Taking a jacket off is easier than making one magically appear.

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QuentonCassidy
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby QuentonCassidy » Sun May 14, 2017 8:53 pm

When people talk about leaving a suit in your office, they mean full suit and not just the jacket right? If so, and a situation comes up where you need to put on your suit, do you just change pants in your office? What if someone walks in on you while changing and sees your Superman boxers? Does Allen Edmonds make boxers?

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dylicious
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby dylicious » Sun May 14, 2017 11:56 pm

QuentonCassidy wrote:When people talk about leaving a suit in your office, they mean full suit and not just the jacket right? If so, and a situation comes up where you need to put on your suit, do you just change pants in your office? What if someone walks in on you while changing and sees your Superman boxers? Does Allen Edmonds make boxers?


I assume you'd just change in the shitter, right?

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leslieknope
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby leslieknope » Mon May 15, 2017 2:52 am

sup y'all!

#nooffer2k17 question: is it cool to ask for a day off for a religious holiday? i would totally be willing to work from home and stuff, but I am usually not in my hometown over the summer and would love to be with my fam.

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Dr. Nefario
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Mon May 15, 2017 9:55 am

leslieknope wrote:sup y'all!

#nooffer2k17 question: is it cool to ask for a day off for a religious holiday? i would totally be willing to work from home and stuff, but I am usually not in my hometown over the summer and would love to be with my fam.


I don't think this would be a problem at all. Just give ample notice.

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dietcoke1
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby dietcoke1 » Mon May 15, 2017 10:15 am

so for "jeans day" on fridays, a patterned button down shirt would work right?

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Minnietron
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Minnietron » Mon May 15, 2017 11:38 am

dietcoke1 wrote:so for "jeans day" on fridays, a patterned button down shirt would work right?

Likely, yes. If you want to play it safe for the first "jeans day," wear a white/blue (might be too much blue, though) oxford then adjust accordingly on subsequent "jeans days."

OR, go textualist:
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legallysomething
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby legallysomething » Mon May 15, 2017 5:05 pm

So what are y'alls thoughts on pantyhose? I'll be in Houston if that makes a difference.

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warby93
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby warby93 » Mon May 15, 2017 7:36 pm

legallysomething wrote:So what are y'alls thoughts on pantyhose? I'll be in Houston if that makes a difference.


I'm in a midwestern secondary, not TX but I wore them today for my first day. My firm is business causal though and specifically said that hoisery is not required for women in the dress code during orientation.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Moneytrees » Mon May 15, 2017 8:22 pm

MurdockLLP wrote:what are everyone's thoughts re: monkstraps?


Big fan, depending on the model.

JustMe83
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby JustMe83 » Tue May 16, 2017 9:40 am

What is the consensus on wearing a white tee under button down shirts? I always do this when buttoning up for a suit/tie, but I'm working at a business casual firm so the top button will usually be open, and I feel like it looks decidedly dorky and low class to have a white t collar popping out from under, say, a blue or lavender shirt. But at the same time I don't want to risk sweating through my button down and the tee gives some nice protection from that. Would wearing a white tank top instead work, or is that some sort of faux pas?

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axel.foley
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby axel.foley » Tue May 16, 2017 9:48 am

JustMe83 wrote:What is the consensus on wearing a white tee under button down shirts? I always do this when buttoning up for a suit/tie, but I'm working at a business casual firm so the top button will usually be open, and I feel like it looks decidedly dorky and low class to have a white t collar popping out from under, say, a blue or lavender shirt. But at the same time I don't want to risk sweating through my button down and the tee gives some nice protection from that. Would wearing a white tank top instead work, or is that some sort of faux pas?


V neck undershirts will solve your problem. I would not go for a tank top (I assume you mean a wife beater) as that seems odd with business attire.




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