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8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 27, 2015 7:11 am

Didn't see a thread for it after I scrolled through a few pages, so I'm starting one. Any news on who is already 2016 full. I know gruender and Murphy.

News on Benton or Kelly?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:07 pm

Kelly is contacting for interviews.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby loriann0548 » Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:18 am

Any other news on movement? I'm targeting the 8th Circuit due to local ties but I haven't heard much. I know Benton and Loken are full. Anyone know anything else?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:34 am

loriann0548 wrote:Any other news on movement? I'm targeting the 8th Circuit due to local ties but I haven't heard much. I know Benton and Loken are full. Anyone know anything else?


Murphy has been full too for a while. So has Gruender. Others seem to be moving slowly, unless I havent heard developments.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 01, 2015 4:11 pm

Crazy that Melloy doesnt want either UG grades or any writing sample. Guess he's 100% grades or bust?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Crazy that Melloy doesnt want either UG grades or any writing sample. Guess he's 100% grades or bust?


Also, I don't like when judges only require two recommendations. I like all three of mine, and I can never decide whether submitting all of them will look like I can't follow directions.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:42 pm

I basically do 3 recs nonetheless. Most mean at least x recs, and they can always ignore one. Plus I haven't seen my actual letters, so I don't know which two are the best.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 02, 2015 3:48 pm

any kelly or Riley movement?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:any kelly or Riley movement?



Kelly is interviewing but I don't know if she has made any offers yet.

I've heard from a good source that Riley will be interviewing later this month.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 07, 2015 3:59 pm

Has Wollman moved at all for 2016? does he generally use oscar or no?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 07, 2015 5:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has Wollman moved at all for 2016? does he generally use oscar or no?


FWIW, last year Wollman did not use OSCAR. Hard copy to his chambers.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:39 am

Kelly is done hiring.

And that makes me 0/2. Ugh.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:56 am

Shepherd is done as well.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:34 am

Anyone heard from Riley?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Fri May 01, 2015 3:12 pm

Any recent news? maybe Smith 2016 info?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 04, 2015 1:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any recent news? maybe Smith 2016 info?


Smith has been interviewing since at least early April, but I don't know what his timeline is at all.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 12, 2015 3:42 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Any recent news? maybe Smith 2016 info?


Smith has been interviewing since at least early April, but I don't know what his timeline is at all.


Any idea how many people he's been interviewing? Or do you know what his traditional interview practices are (does he traditionally interview a bunch of people or interview over a long period of time)?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 13, 2015 9:41 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Any recent news? maybe Smith 2016 info?


Smith has been interviewing since at least early April, but I don't know what his timeline is at all.


Any idea how many people he's been interviewing? Or do you know what his traditional interview practices are (does he traditionally interview a bunch of people or interview over a long period of time)?


I honestly have no idea. I interviewed early April, and he said he would be in interview mode for a while before making decisions. When did you interview?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 13, 2015 3:48 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Any recent news? maybe Smith 2016 info?


Smith has been interviewing since at least early April, but I don't know what his timeline is at all.


Any idea how many people he's been interviewing? Or do you know what his traditional interview practices are (does he traditionally interview a bunch of people or interview over a long period of time)?


I honestly have no idea. I interviewed early April, and he said he would be in interview mode for a while before making decisions. When did you interview?


A few weeks ago (mid-April). He kind of seemed like he was winding it down, but I know nothing about how long he normally interviews or anything. I just know that he doesn't make any decisions until after he's interviewed everyone he's set up interviews with. But, I'm not sure how many people he normally interviews. He said he would be making calls within a couple of weeks.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 14, 2015 10:04 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Smith has been interviewing since at least early April, but I don't know what his timeline is at all.


Any idea how many people he's been interviewing? Or do you know what his traditional interview practices are (does he traditionally interview a bunch of people or interview over a long period of time)?


I honestly have no idea. I interviewed early April, and he said he would be in interview mode for a while before making decisions. When did you interview?


A few weeks ago (mid-April). He kind of seemed like he was winding it down, but I know nothing about how long he normally interviews or anything. I just know that he doesn't make any decisions until after he's interviewed everyone he's set up interviews with. But, I'm not sure how many people he normally interviews. He said he would be making calls within a couple of weeks.


As in he said he'd be making calls a couple weeks from mid-April, or a couple weeks from now? I kind of want to send an email to his chambers and ask, but I probably won't.

I'm just really anxious because he's my last shot at a COA right out of law school at this point. I was weirded out by the fact that both of his term clerks are alums, which is unusual for him. Are you a 2L or an alum, if you don't mind my asking?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 14, 2015 12:30 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Smith has been interviewing since at least early April, but I don't know what his timeline is at all.


Any idea how many people he's been interviewing? Or do you know what his traditional interview practices are (does he traditionally interview a bunch of people or interview over a long period of time)?


I honestly have no idea. I interviewed early April, and he said he would be in interview mode for a while before making decisions. When did you interview?


A few weeks ago (mid-April). He kind of seemed like he was winding it down, but I know nothing about how long he normally interviews or anything. I just know that he doesn't make any decisions until after he's interviewed everyone he's set up interviews with. But, I'm not sure how many people he normally interviews. He said he would be making calls within a couple of weeks.


As in he said he'd be making calls a couple weeks from mid-April, or a couple weeks from now? I kind of want to send an email to his chambers and ask, but I probably won't.

I'm just really anxious because he's my last shot at a COA right out of law school at this point. I was weirded out by the fact that both of his term clerks are alums, which is unusual for him. Are you a 2L or an alum, if you don't mind my asking?



I'm a 3L and his chambers is making calls this week. Best of luck!!!

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 14, 2015 3:20 pm

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Any idea how many people he's been interviewing? Or do you know what his traditional interview practices are (does he traditionally interview a bunch of people or interview over a long period of time)?


I honestly have no idea. I interviewed early April, and he said he would be in interview mode for a while before making decisions. When did you interview?


A few weeks ago (mid-April). He kind of seemed like he was winding it down, but I know nothing about how long he normally interviews or anything. I just know that he doesn't make any decisions until after he's interviewed everyone he's set up interviews with. But, I'm not sure how many people he normally interviews. He said he would be making calls within a couple of weeks.


As in he said he'd be making calls a couple weeks from mid-April, or a couple weeks from now? I kind of want to send an email to his chambers and ask, but I probably won't.

I'm just really anxious because he's my last shot at a COA right out of law school at this point. I was weirded out by the fact that both of his term clerks are alums, which is unusual for him. Are you a 2L or an alum, if you don't mind my asking?



I'm a 3L and his chambers is making calls this week. Best of luck!!!


Thanks! You as well. I guess I can say I'm a 3L now, dunno why I still think I'm a 2L haha. Please post here if you get the call, and I'll do the same. I just want to know when to stop hoping lol.

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 14, 2015 4:41 pm

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Any idea how many people he's been interviewing? Or do you know what his traditional interview practices are (does he traditionally interview a bunch of people or interview over a long period of time)?


I honestly have no idea. I interviewed early April, and he said he would be in interview mode for a while before making decisions. When did you interview?


A few weeks ago (mid-April). He kind of seemed like he was winding it down, but I know nothing about how long he normally interviews or anything. I just know that he doesn't make any decisions until after he's interviewed everyone he's set up interviews with. But, I'm not sure how many people he normally interviews. He said he would be making calls within a couple of weeks.


As in he said he'd be making calls a couple weeks from mid-April, or a couple weeks from now? I kind of want to send an email to his chambers and ask, but I probably won't.

I'm just really anxious because he's my last shot at a COA right out of law school at this point. I was weirded out by the fact that both of his term clerks are alums, which is unusual for him. Are you a 2L or an alum, if you don't mind my asking?



I'm a 3L and his chambers is making calls this week. Best of luck!!!


Thanks! You as well. I guess I can say I'm a 3L now, dunno why I still think I'm a 2L haha. Please post here if you get the call, and I'll do the same. I just want to know when to stop hoping lol.


I'm a graduating 3L, so I guess alum by your definition. But, will do!

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 18, 2015 10:10 am

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Anonymous User wrote:I honestly have no idea. I interviewed early April, and he said he would be in interview mode for a while before making decisions. When did you interview?


A few weeks ago (mid-April). He kind of seemed like he was winding it down, but I know nothing about how long he normally interviews or anything. I just know that he doesn't make any decisions until after he's interviewed everyone he's set up interviews with. But, I'm not sure how many people he normally interviews. He said he would be making calls within a couple of weeks.


As in he said he'd be making calls a couple weeks from mid-April, or a couple weeks from now? I kind of want to send an email to his chambers and ask, but I probably won't.

I'm just really anxious because he's my last shot at a COA right out of law school at this point. I was weirded out by the fact that both of his term clerks are alums, which is unusual for him. Are you a 2L or an alum, if you don't mind my asking?



I'm a 3L and his chambers is making calls this week. Best of luck!!!


Thanks! You as well. I guess I can say I'm a 3L now, dunno why I still think I'm a 2L haha. Please post here if you get the call, and I'll do the same. I just want to know when to stop hoping lol.


I'm a graduating 3L, so I guess alum by your definition. But, will do!


So no news?

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Re: 8th Circuit

Postby Anonymous User » Fri May 22, 2015 1:19 pm

Bumping this in hopes that the Smith interviewee will update




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