chances (1 year out)

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sp1kedrat

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chances (1 year out)

Postby sp1kedrat » Fri Jul 08, 2016 10:56 pm

top 25% from t20 school. fwiw, major jump in gpa after 1l year. board of secondary journal but no lr. been working at a litigation boutique in a major market for a year. what are my chances of d. cts in CA, NY, or the DC area? thanks

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Re: chances (1 year out)

Postby Lincoln » Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:51 am

The areas you are looking at are likely too competitive for you to have a fair shot based on credentials alone. You probably need something a little extra to be considered -- a call from a professor, a prior contact with the judge, connection between the judge and the firm, something on your resume evidencing a skill the judge is looking for, etc.
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Re: chances (1 year out)

Postby WheninLaw » Sat Jul 09, 2016 1:16 am

sp1kedrat wrote:top 25% from t20 school. fwiw, major jump in gpa after 1l year. board of secondary journal but no lr. been working at a litigation boutique in a major market for a year. what are my chances of d. cts in CA, NY, or the DC area? thanks


Close to zero without something extra, like Lincoln described.



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