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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:57 pm

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Elie23 wrote:
2 OCI interviews?
Were you just extremely picky about choosing which schools you submitted app's too?
1 callback and you got an offer. Sounds like you got extremely lucky.
Though your numbers certainly should have gotten you a lot further in OCI


Most of the firms that I wanted to work at were not at OCI, so I didn't bid many OCI firms.

And I'm not sure that being extremely lucky is the reason I got an offer.


Having a small handful of interviews, getting an offer from your #1 from 22 cover letters (spammed?) seems pretty damn lucky. Not saying you're not qualified. The random chance that the right firm picked up your random resume is like spinning a giant roulette wheel.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:11 pm

Has anyone heard from Kirkland LA or Chicago yet? OCI ended over 3 weeks ago and somehow I have heard nothing from either office.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Kirkland LA or Chicago yet? OCI ended over 3 weeks ago and somehow I have heard nothing from either office.

Kirkland Chicago dinged me and others by mail.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:34 pm

what about Baker McKenzie NY? I interviewed with them a month ago and have not heard anything.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Kirkland LA or Chicago yet? OCI ended over 3 weeks ago and somehow I have heard nothing from either office.


Just got snail-mail dinged by Kirkland LA, about 3 weeks after OCI. Kirkland LA office has gone from 120 lawyers to 75 lawyers over the past year, mostly due to people leaving (a group went to Jones Day, a group went to Jenner & Block, and there were more), and is in jeopardy of closing up shop. Its unlikely they take any more than a couple of summers, if any.

Edit - I wish I had known this info before I bid them #1 for OCI bids!!!

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Kirkland LA or Chicago yet? OCI ended over 3 weeks ago and somehow I have heard nothing from either office.


Kirkland Chicago made some callback calls a little over a week ago. They're interviewing over the next couple of weeks.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:31 pm

T-30
Middle of class (.008 below median)
Strong interviewer
6 or 7 interviews scheduled (most [4-5] in secondary markets)
had 4 interviews so far
3 callbacks


Ended up with 4 callbacks, got 3 rejects in the mail, and then the last firm I interviewed with extended an offer that I have accepted.

I feel very fortunate and, for the first time in a while, at ease.
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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:52 pm

Has anyone heard from Vinson & Elkins in Houston? It's been a month, and I've still not heard anything. FWIW, people at my school have heard from their NYC office.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous Loser » Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:57 pm

A friend tells me she received a V&E Houston rejection letter in today's mail.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby BradyToMoss » Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:T-30
Middle of class (.008 below median)
Strong interviewer/good-looking
6 or 7 interviews scheduled (most [4-5] in secondary markets)
had 4 interviews so far
3 callbacks


In a completely non-offensive way... female?

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:15 pm

BradyToMoss wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:T-30
Middle of class (.008 below median)
Strong interviewer/good-looking
6 or 7 interviews scheduled (most [4-5] in secondary markets)
had 4 interviews so far
3 callbacks


In a completely non-offensive way... female?


Sorry, no. But I do have a mancrush on your avatar. Is it Monday yet?

And not to be self-absorbing or a dick, but, sadly, I do think it (looks) matters. Moreso if I was female.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Mark71121 » Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Vinson & Elkins in Houston? It's been a month, and I've still not heard anything. FWIW, people at my school have heard from their NYC office.



where do you go to school? were they offers or rejections?

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby BradyToMoss » Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:37 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
BradyToMoss wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:T-30
Middle of class (.008 below median)
Strong interviewer/good-looking
6 or 7 interviews scheduled (most [4-5] in secondary markets)
had 4 interviews so far
3 callbacks


In a completely non-offensive way... female?


Sorry, no. But I do have a mancrush on your avatar. Is it Monday yet?

And not to be self-absorbing or a dick, but, sadly, I do think it (looks) matters. Moreso if I was female.


It definitely matters. Congrats on the success so far though, truly impressive ITE.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:06 am

Mark71121 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Vinson & Elkins in Houston? It's been a month, and I've still not heard anything. FWIW, people at my school have heard from their NYC office.



where do you go to school? were they offers or rejections?


A T-14 in New York. Those who have heard from V&E's NYC office have had callbacks, no word on offers after that.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:what about Baker McKenzie NY? I interviewed with them a month ago and have not heard anything.


Baker (Chicago) is the ONLY firm from OCI I haven't heard from yet.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby edgarderby » Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:T-30
Middle of class (.008 below median)
Strong interviewer/good-looking
6 or 7 interviews scheduled (most [4-5] in secondary markets)
had 4 interviews so far
3 callbacks


wtf. Which secondary market? Having seen lots of lawyers, I don't think being a good looking guy really makes up for a horrible recession. Science background of some kind, I'm guessing?

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 13, 2009 4:32 pm

edgarderby wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:T-30
Middle of class (.008 below median)
Strong interviewer/good-looking
6 or 7 interviews scheduled (most [4-5] in secondary markets)
had 4 interviews so far
3 callbacks


wtf. Which secondary market? Having seen lots of lawyers, I don't think being a good looking guy really makes up for a horrible recession. Science background of some kind, I'm guessing?


Portland, ME and Manchester, NH. No science background, but I do have big firm experience and some local connections.

I was mostly joking about the looks thing, and I agree with your overall lawyer/looks assessment. I am a strong interviewer, though, which appears to be very important right now. There are LR students at my school with 20+ interviews and zero callbacks.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby BradyToMoss » Sun Sep 13, 2009 5:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
edgarderby wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:T-30
Middle of class (.008 below median)
Strong interviewer/good-looking
6 or 7 interviews scheduled (most [4-5] in secondary markets)
had 4 interviews so far
3 callbacks


wtf. Which secondary market? Having seen lots of lawyers, I don't think being a good looking guy really makes up for a horrible recession. Science background of some kind, I'm guessing?


Portland, ME and Manchester, NH. No science background, but I do have big firm experience and some local connections.

I was mostly joking about the looks thing, and I agree with your overall lawyer/looks assessment. I am a strong interviewer, though, which appears to be very important right now. There are LR students at my school with 20+ interviews and zero callbacks.


Portland, ME and Manchester, NH are secondary markets?

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 13, 2009 5:57 pm

BradyToMoss wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
edgarderby wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:T-30
Middle of class (.008 below median)
Strong interviewer/good-looking
6 or 7 interviews scheduled (most [4-5] in secondary markets)
had 4 interviews so far
3 callbacks


wtf. Which secondary market? Having seen lots of lawyers, I don't think being a good looking guy really makes up for a horrible recession. Science background of some kind, I'm guessing?


Portland, ME and Manchester, NH. No science background, but I do have big firm experience and some local connections.

I was mostly joking about the looks thing, and I agree with your overall lawyer/looks assessment. I am a strong interviewer, though, which appears to be very important right now. There are LR students at my school with 20+ interviews and zero callbacks.


Portland, ME and Manchester, NH are secondary markets?


I don't know? They're secondary to Boston, primary in their respective states. I don't know how it's being defined here.

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby FrankReynolds » Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:03 pm

Has anyone heard from Vinson & Elkins in Houston? It's been a month, and I've still not heard anything.


They have started CBs

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 13, 2009 7:54 pm

I had a call back with Jones Day (TX) over two weeks ago. Ding? Has anyone heard anything from their Houston or Dallas office?

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby steve_nash » Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:00 pm

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Kirkland LA or Chicago yet? OCI ended over 3 weeks ago and somehow I have heard nothing from either office.


I heard from Kirkland LA two weeks ago and got a call-back scheduled for this week.
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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:20 pm

Has anyone heard from Skadden (Wilmington)?

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Re: OCI callbacks thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I had a call back with Jones Day (TX) over two weeks ago. Ding? Has anyone heard anything from their Houston or Dallas office?


I had a call back with Jones Day - Dallas this past Thursday (Sept. 10) . . . they told me it would be about 10 days to 2 weeks before I should expect to hear anything.




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