What's San Diego job market like?

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What's San Diego job market like?

Postby cnation » Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:32 am

Hey, anything about what's the San Diego job market like? Where do they like their grads? how many places are looking? Big Law? Smaller firms, etc?

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby Julio_El_Chavo » Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:15 pm

Biglaw only hires from the T14 and the top 10% of USD (and maybe some from USC/UCLA).

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby jarofsoup » Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:00 pm

^incorrect. Big law hires from from Top 14 and USC and UCLA and maybe the top 5%(maybe on a good year) from USD.

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby Tiago Splitter » Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:04 pm

jarofsoup wrote:^incorrect. Big law hires from from Top 14 and USC and UCLA and maybe the top 5%(maybe on a good year) from USD.


5% in a good year? Also incorrect.

OP, look at attorney profiles on firm websites.

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby jarofsoup » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:23 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
jarofsoup wrote:^incorrect. Big law hires from from Top 14 and USC and UCLA and maybe the top 5%(maybe on a good year) from USD.


5% in a good year? Also incorrect.

OP, look at attorney profiles on firm websites.



Yes, on and In. The market is not good right now here. Firms are not hiring and as far as big law goes the offices are extremely small.

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby Br3v » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:25 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
jarofsoup wrote:^incorrect. Big law hires from from Top 14 and USC and UCLA and maybe the top 5%(maybe on a good year) from USD.


5% in a good year? Also incorrect.

OP, look at attorney profiles on firm websites.


Bolded is best advice for any market

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:29 pm

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby Br3v » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:31 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:Just curious, would going to a San Diego college count as a form of ties? I'll be at a top fourteen next year but I would love to get back to SD. Im doubtful this is enough but I thought I would ask.


I am assuming you did not live in SD before going to college there? And your parents/soul mate do not live there either?

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:34 pm

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby rad lulz » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:35 pm

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby Br3v » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:37 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:
Br3v wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:Just curious, would going to a San Diego college count as a form of ties? I'll be at a top fourteen next year but I would love to get back to SD. Im doubtful this is enough but I thought I would ask.


I am assuming you did not live in SD before going to college there? And your parents/soul mate do not live there either?


No to all. I can see where this is going.


I may have given the impression I am more knowledgeable on this than I am. I assume the answer is no, that does not count, but I would double check with someone who has had experience...someone on this site

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby Tiago Splitter » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:47 am

rad lulz wrote:
Br3v wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
jarofsoup wrote:^incorrect. Big law hires from from Top 14 and USC and UCLA and maybe the top 5%(maybe on a good year) from USD.


5% in a good year? Also incorrect.

OP, look at attorney profiles on firm websites.


Bolded is best advice for any market

With the caveat that I'd concentrate on grads that started working post crash.


More than 30 c/o 2009 USD grads, which is 10% of the class, got nlj 250 jobs. I can say this because I went to firm websites and counted. That said, it probably did get worse.

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Re: What's San Diego job market like?

Postby rad lulz » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:51 am

Definitely worse. OCI 2007 was badass.




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