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Where are you working this summer?

NYC
69
27%
DC
20
8%
LA
16
6%
Chicago
22
9%
Boston
12
5%
Texas
31
12%
San Fransisco
20
8%
Atlanta
7
3%
Philly
13
5%
Other
47
18%
 
Total votes: 257

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby SmokeytheBear » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:31 pm

Capitol_Idea wrote:Thanks guys for reminding me to closely check shoe quality and variation of suits for the incoming Summers. It's a whole section on our summer associate evaluation sheet.


Mismatched belt and shoe color = no offer.

Shirt tucked into underwear = no offer.

Puff vest because the office is cold = no offer.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby TLSModBot » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:34 pm

Seriously though the annoying part is that they have us first years try to match up Summers with their potential TLS accounts and other social media searches.

I do not have time for this right now

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:37 pm

Capitol_Idea wrote:Seriously though the annoying part is that they have us first years try to match up Summers with their potential TLS accounts and other social media searches.

I do not have time for this right now


That just seems awful. And my profile gonna be so easy to figure out.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Kinky John » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:38 pm

BasilHallward wrote:I'll be sporting 4: Charcoal gray, Navy blue, black, and light blue

Also, casual Fridays, so a sports coat with chinos


In case you get invited to a funeral?
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby SmokeytheBear » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:40 pm

BasilHallward wrote:
dabigchina wrote:
Hikikomorist wrote:
OutCold wrote:
Hikikomorist wrote:
buckiguy_sucks wrote:tag looking forward to having some hot discussions in here about how many suits to own and how not to gain weight

Seriously, though, what's the bare minimum for number of suits?

If you are at a biz casual firm, I'd say two, though you can probably get away with one.

Is it okay if everything is in one color (baby blue)?

I got my offers with a light blue suit. I think you're fine.


+1 to getting offers with light blue suit


I'll be sporting 4: Charcoal gray, Navy blue, black, and light blue

Also, casual Fridays, so a sports coat with chinos


What the? Are you summering as a law clerk or as the building security guard?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby LaLiLuLeLo » Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:16 pm

Who tf wears a sports coat on CASUAL fridays? That's some American psycho shit.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby BilkaAtty » Fri Apr 28, 2017 4:05 pm

Has anyone else still not gotten parking info and what time to show up on day 1?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby RaceJudicata » Fri Apr 28, 2017 4:32 pm

Dr. Nefario wrote:
SmokeytheBear wrote:
clshopeful wrote:
EncyclopediaOrange wrote:
Dr. Nefario wrote:
RaceJudicata wrote:One awesome move i did was cash in on the Allen Edmonds student deal. Well worth it for guys, imo.


This was the best thing ever last summer. Prolly gonna snap 2 more pairs before I graduate.


Wat? Asking for myself.


Also never heard of AE discount... how much is it?

edit: looked it up, 25%


Great shoes. And a great discount.

If you're willing to go the extra mile, get Alden shoes.


When I bought em they did $350 for shoes, matching belt, and trees


This is the deal I was referring to. FWIW, you can also get great used pairs off ebay. Worn bottoms, but still very nice (~$100 or so, generally). I digress from my fashion advice... enjoy your summer y'all.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby arklaw13 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:02 pm

As a summer I always imagined the associates hearing all sorts of hilarious stories about the stupid things summers were doing.

Now that I'm a real lawyer, I beg of you summers - do not disappoint me. I've been waiting for this.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby BasilHallward » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:02 pm

LaLiLuLeLo wrote:Who tf wears a sports coat on CASUAL fridays? That's some American psycho shit.


Who tf wears a only a dress shirt. The sports coat is not the uncomfortable part. It's the damn dress shirt. Of course, a lot of this depends on the firm. And I should have clarified. The dress is "business casual" for Friday. And I agree with the black suit notion. I find them repugnant, but if dry cleaning becomes an issue, I doubt one will be cast away for wearing a black suit. Lawl

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:07 pm

BilkaAtty wrote:Has anyone else still not gotten parking info and what time to show up on day 1?


I haven't, but it's not even May yet. I see no need to know parking information a month in advance.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
BilkaAtty wrote:Has anyone else still not gotten parking info and what time to show up on day 1?


I haven't, but it's not even May yet. I see no need to know parking information a month in advance.


bold use of anon

e: no parking info needed when you don't live in a plebe no public transport city

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby LaLiLuLeLo » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:26 pm

BasilHallward wrote:
LaLiLuLeLo wrote:Who tf wears a sports coat on CASUAL fridays? That's some American psycho shit.


Who tf wears a only a dress shirt. The sports coat is not the uncomfortable part. It's the damn dress shirt. Of course, a lot of this depends on the firm. And I should have clarified. The dress is "business casual" for Friday. And I agree with the black suit notion. I find them repugnant, but if dry cleaning becomes an issue, I doubt one will be cast away for wearing a black suit. Lawl


Firms have business casual Fridays? That's some American psycho shit.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Kinky John » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:32 pm

BasilHallward wrote:
LaLiLuLeLo wrote:Who tf wears a sports coat on CASUAL fridays? That's some American psycho shit.


Who tf wears a only a dress shirt.


What? What century are you from?
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby midwestrocks » Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:41 pm

SmokeytheBear wrote:
Capitol_Idea wrote:Thanks guys for reminding me to closely check shoe quality and variation of suits for the incoming Summers. It's a whole section on our summer associate evaluation sheet.


Mismatched belt and shoe color = no offer.

Shirt tucked into underwear = no offer.

Puff vest because the office is cold = no offer.


Firm where I worked handed out puff vests with the firm logo. People wear them all the time

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:07 pm

Capitol_Idea wrote:Thanks guys for reminding me to closely check shoe quality and variation of suits for the incoming Summers. It's a whole section on our summer associate evaluation sheet.


what if i rotate 5 suits but they're all solid navy? obviously will rotate my pairs of black park aves as well

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby sublime » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:14 pm

Man. I wear a suit like once a month maybe?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby MCFC » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:38 pm

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby TLSModBot » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:08 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:
Capitol_Idea wrote:Thanks guys for reminding me to closely check shoe quality and variation of suits for the incoming Summers. It's a whole section on our summer associate evaluation sheet.


what if i rotate 5 suits but they're all solid navy? obviously will rotate my pairs of black park aves as well

Ugh then we have to go to our secondary test items which is looking for identifying markers of each suit to get a count of unique suits and at that point we're not in a good mood. Although you can ameliorate this by just loudly discussing how difficult it is to get all your suits properly dry cleaned and if only you had 2 or 3 suits instead of the large number you actually do

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby PeanutsNJam » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:17 pm

Dr. Nefario wrote:
SmokeytheBear wrote:
Dr. Nefario wrote:When I bought em they did $350 for shoes, matching belt, and trees


You won.

FWIW I think they still do that in stores. At least they were still doing it in December.


Yeah it's the student discount and I think it's offered all the time. I'll be buying all the shoes I'll need for a decade before graduating.

Capitol_Idea wrote:go to our secondary test items which is looking for identifying markers of each suit to get a count of unique suits and at that point we're not in a good mood. Although you can ameliorate this by just loudly discussing how difficult it is to get all your suits properly dry cleaned and if only you had 2 or 3 suits instead of the large number you actually do


How often do you conduct sniff tests to make sure summers are properly using shoe trees?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby TLSModBot » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:23 pm

The only smell that should be coming from a summer is the smell of fear

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:55 pm

Capitol_Idea wrote:The only smell that should be coming from a summer is the smell of fear


My bad. That was me. I knew Yellow Curry and Taco Bell the day before was a bad idea.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:46 pm

have i been pre-emptively no-offered if i haven't received a schedule of events yet

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby EncyclopediaOrange » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:53 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:have i been pre-emptively no-offered if i haven't received a schedule of events yet


I sure hope not.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby TLSModBot » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:55 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:have i been pre-emptively no-offered if i haven't received a schedule of events yet

No just email your recruitment people several times and also any attorneys you met during your interview process. They love that because it shows you're on top of things and detail-oriented!



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