advice to see if the firm where I intern will hire me.

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advice to see if the firm where I intern will hire me.

Postby lawclerk3412 » Mon Jun 15, 2015 9:22 pm

I have been working at the law firm I am currently at since the beginning of the year. I work as a law clerk. I mainly do research and writing. My writing assignments include memos to counsel, motions, pleadings, and treatment outlines. I have received only positive reviews; nothing negative, only minor clerical changes, if that.

I am going to graduate in December and take the February Bar.

Lately many people, at work and outside of work, have asked me if I am going to stay after I graduate. My answer: "I don't know, but I hope so"

I am not sure if my graduation date is too far away, but I would like to see where I stand at this point (far off, on track, definitely will receive offer, etc). At this point, what is the best way of going about this? I know I need to earn my place and demonstrate my abilities through my work product. How would you guys approach this? What questions would you ask?

Thank you
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Re: advice to see if the firm where I intern will hire me.

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Jun 15, 2015 9:32 pm

Based on your post, it seems as if FA will hire you as an associate. Starting salary, if I have guessed the right firm, is $50,000 & involves mindless reading & interpretation of medical records.

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