Etiquette with respect to updating about another interview?

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Etiquette with respect to updating about another interview?

Postby esther0123 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:32 pm

What's the proper way to update a judge, who has yet to make a decision post-interview, about another upcoming interview?

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Re: Etiquette with respect to updating about another interview?

Postby clerk1251 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:39 pm

Generally, either a phone call to chambers or an email if you've been corresponding with them via email would suffice.

All you really need to do is mention that you have an upcoming interview with Judge xyz in the xyz District/Circuit and that you wanted to inquire as to if Judge [the one you already interviewed with] had made any decisions yet.

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Re: Etiquette with respect to updating about another interview?

Postby mjb447 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:45 pm

Yeah, a phone call or email is fine. Hard to go wrong with this one.

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Re: Etiquette with respect to updating about another interview?

Postby esther0123 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:58 pm

Perfect thanks! I just didn't want to come across like I'm pressuring the judge!

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Re: Etiquette with respect to updating about another interview?

Postby mjb447 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:05 pm

esther0123 wrote:Perfect thanks! I just didn't want to come across like I'm pressuring the judge!

Don't worry about it; this is a pretty normal thing to do. If the judge isn't ready to make a decision when you call, the judge will just tell you to go on your upcoming interview and will decide when s/he's ready if you haven't withdrawn by then.



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