Firms prefer private law schools?

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Firms prefer private law schools?

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Lord Randolph McDuff
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Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:48 pm

Encountered an idea on TLS and wanted to see if it was isolated or wide spread. Do you think firms prefer private law schools to public ones? I'm interested in why or why not, and if you yourself go to a private or public school.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby bdubs » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:53 pm

Look at the T14 it's indicative of the recruiting power of those schools and they are certainly not all private.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby quakeroats » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:54 pm

Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:Encountered an idea on TLS and wanted to see if it was isolated or wide spread. Do you think firms prefer private law schools to public ones? I'm interested in why or why not, and if you yourself go to a private or public school.


It depends on where you go. UVA, for example, places very well for a public school.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby NYC Law » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:58 pm

For the top 50 or so Private > Public

Once you dip below that Public > Private

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby yngblkgifted » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:00 pm

quakeroats wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:Encountered an idea on TLS and wanted to see if it was isolated or wide spread. Do you think firms prefer private law schools to public ones? I'm interested in why or why not, and if you yourself go to a private or public school.


It depends on where you go. UVA, for example, places very well for a public school.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby Grizz » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:06 pm

quakeroats wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:Encountered an idea on TLS and wanted to see if it was isolated or wide spread. Do you think firms prefer private law schools to public ones? I'm interested in why or why not, and if you yourself go to a private or public school.


It depends on where you go. UVA, for example, places very well for a public school.


Not as well as Duke though, amirite?!?!??

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby thesealocust » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:12 pm

quakeroats wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:Encountered an idea on TLS and wanted to see if it was isolated or wide spread. Do you think firms prefer private law schools to public ones? I'm interested in why or why not, and if you yourself go to a private or public school.


It depends on where you go. UVA, for example, places very well for a public school.


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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby quakeroats » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:58 pm

thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:Encountered an idea on TLS and wanted to see if it was isolated or wide spread. Do you think firms prefer private law schools to public ones? I'm interested in why or why not, and if you yourself go to a private or public school.


It depends on where you go. UVA, for example, places very well for a public school.


Sometimes I love you <3


New avatar or it didn't happen.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby thesealocust » Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:06 pm

quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:Encountered an idea on TLS and wanted to see if it was isolated or wide spread. Do you think firms prefer private law schools to public ones? I'm interested in why or why not, and if you yourself go to a private or public school.


It depends on where you go. UVA, for example, places very well for a public school.


Sometimes I love you <3


New avatar or it didn't happen.


It happened.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby quakeroats » Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:19 pm

thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
quakeroats wrote:Encountered an idea on TLS and wanted to see if it was isolated or wide spread. Do you think firms prefer private law schools to public ones? I'm interested in why or why not, and if you yourself go to a private or public school.


It depends on where you go. UVA, for example, places very well for a public school.


Sometimes I love you <3

New avatar or it didn't happen.


It happened.


lol.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby lawgod » Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:39 pm

I would think if you are serious about being a lawyer, you would pay the money for a good school and not go to some community law school or state school.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby Oban » Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:42 pm

Community law school?

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby kwais » Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:49 pm

lawgod wrote:I would think if you are serious about being a lawyer, you would pay the money for a good school and not go to some community law school or state school.


Right? What kind of unambitious, self-loather goes to Michigan or Berkeley. geez

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby rayiner » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:02 pm

NYC Law wrote:For the top 50 or so Private > Public

Once you dip below that Public > Private


For undergrad? No. The top state undergrads (Virginia, Berkeley, Michigan) are as good or better than anything outside the Ivy/near-Ivy level. For law school? Definitely not.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby lawgod » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:04 pm

Law firms are part of the private sector. They will always prefer people who appreciate and support the private sector over people who just mooch off the public.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby thesealocust » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:07 pm

lawgod wrote:Law firms are part of the private sector. They will always prefer people who appreciate and support the private sector over people who just mooch off the public.


Keep posting, it's helping.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby 071816 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:12 pm

lawgod wrote:Law firms are part of the private sector. They will always prefer people who appreciate and support the private sector over people who just mooch off the public.


Cooley > University of Michigan?

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby lawgod » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:13 pm

chimp wrote:
lawgod wrote:Law firms are part of the private sector. They will always prefer people who appreciate and support the private sector over people who just mooch off the public.


Cooley > University of Michigan?


I think you will find that there are more lawyers practicing in Michigan from Cooley than from UMichigan.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby justhockey31 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:18 pm

This all has to be a joke right? I mean you go down the list of top public schools and they do just as well as their private peers

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby lawgod » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:20 pm

justhockey31 wrote:This all has to be a joke right? I mean you go down the list of top public schools and they do just as well as their private peers


Well, they do have decent employment numbers, but that's because most of them take jobs in PI and government.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby justhockey31 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:21 pm

Look up firms, you will see them well represented with public school kids

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby kwais » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:21 pm

lawgod wrote:
chimp wrote:
lawgod wrote:Law firms are part of the private sector. They will always prefer people who appreciate and support the private sector over people who just mooch off the public.


Cooley > University of Michigan?


I think you will find that there are more lawyers practicing in Michigan from Cooley than from UMichigan.


a) because the Michigan grads are in DC, NY, SF and Chi and Cooley is a degree mill
b) because Cooley is private and therefore better

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:22 pm

Everyone just ignore lawgod, he;s shown himself to be a troll on numerous occasions.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby lawgod » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:23 pm

kwais wrote:
lawgod wrote:
chimp wrote:
lawgod wrote:Law firms are part of the private sector. They will always prefer people who appreciate and support the private sector over people who just mooch off the public.


Cooley > University of Michigan?


I think you will find that there are more lawyers practicing in Michigan from Cooley than from UMichigan.


a) because the Michigan grads are in DC, NY, SF and Chi and Cooley is a degree mill
b) because Cooley is private and therefore better


Whatever. Bottom line is your average Cooley student has a better chance of ending up practicing in Michigan than a UMich student. So it follows that if you want to practice in Michigan, you should go to Cooley.

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Re: Firms prefer private law schools?

Postby lawgod » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:25 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:Everyone just ignore lawgod, he;s shown himself to be a troll on numerous occasions.


Hey! Behave yourself. This is not trolling.
If I had started this thread I would be a troll. All I'm doing is playing off someone else absurd posts.
You will find that all my "trolls" are that.




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