Which Pre-Law job is better?

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stillwater

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Re: Which Pre-Law job is better?

Postby stillwater » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:58 pm

jbagelboy wrote:
stillwater wrote:the law degree is the most versatile degree ever. if you get one, you can do tso much stuffs.


Cause it really teaches you to think like a lawyer, y'know?


changed my life, man. i see clearer and farther than ever before

Total Litigator

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Re: Which Pre-Law job is better?

Postby Total Litigator » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:05 am

Absolutely take the IB job. Lawyers are prestige oriented egos hounds, and taking a job as a paralegal could actually hurt you. Lawyers would probably look at an IB analyst as more of an equal than they would a paralegal. Also, the analyst job probably has better long term prospects if you ultimately decide against law school.

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Re: Which Pre-Law job is better?

Postby FinanceStudent28 » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:18 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:Bro, it's the same shit in biglawl.

Most associate jobs are 5-6 year stints.

Very few make it to Partner.
Even fewer make it to Revenue Sharing Partner.

So where do people go after their associate stints?

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Re: Which Pre-Law job is better?

Postby bjsesq » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:23 pm

Better question:

Paralegal or jack booth janitor? At least one provides you with decent PS, ahem, material.



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