Reasonable_Man is Right Law School Can be a Terrible Choice

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Post by Aeroplane » Tue May 12, 2009 8:24 pm

rayiner wrote: So you're me?
You wear earrings?

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Re: Reasonable_Man is Right Law School Can be a Terrible Choice

Post by Aeroplane » Tue May 12, 2009 8:25 pm

sbalive wrote:
rayiner wrote:
Aeroplane wrote:I suck at dressing myself, accesorizing, putting on makeup, etc. To play it safe (and also because I am lazy), I wear basic machine-washable items in solid colors, the same tiny pair of earrings (white gold, so I don't have to remove them when I shower/swim), and no makeup. I would have made a great communist, fashion-wise.
So you're me?
They should have a special required course for this in the Engineering curriculum. Maybe they should include it as a requirement in Senior Design?
Nooooooooo! If they did, my senior fall 2.5 GPA would have been even lower.

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Re: Reasonable_Man is Right Law School Can be a Terrible Choice

Post by rayiner » Tue May 12, 2009 8:27 pm

Aeroplane wrote:
rayiner wrote: So you're me?
You wear earrings?
<3 <3 <3

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Post by Aeroplane » Tue May 12, 2009 8:39 pm

That is a "yes" on the earrings then? Awesome.

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Post by rayiner » Tue May 12, 2009 8:42 pm

Aeroplane wrote:That is a "yes" on the earrings then? Awesome.
Lol, no. It's just that I like where you went with it...

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Re: Reasonable_Man is Right Law School Can be a Terrible Choice

Post by Cleareyes » Tue May 12, 2009 8:54 pm

Aeroplane wrote:That is a "yes" on the earrings then? Awesome.
He's not pierced. In his ears.

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Post by A Swift » Tue May 12, 2009 9:26 pm

CE2JD wrote:Moral of the OP:

At the root of every problem in a man's life is a WOMAN.

agreed.

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Post by ihateusnews » Tue May 12, 2009 10:24 pm

I started full-time at a law firm on Long Island, where I am from, last week, and quit IHOP becuase one job was enough for me! It pays only $25k. It has 4 other attorneys: Two from Fordham and one from Cardozo. Three T1's and a T3. Before this I worked part-time in the Bronx with a NYLS attorney and a Cooley grad. I am grateful that my law firm, which is headed by a Fordham grad, gave me a chance, instead of some guido at the bottom of his class at Hofstttra.

Reasonable_man should be even more grateful. He graduated from a rancid TTT and got midlaw in Manhattan.

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Post by Leeroy Jenkins » Wed May 13, 2009 7:17 am

ihateusnews wrote:I started full-time at a law firm on Long Island, where I am from, last week, and quit IHOP becuase one job was enough for me! It pays only $25k. It has 4 other attorneys: Two from Fordham and one from Cardozo. Three T1's and a T3. Before this I worked part-time in the Bronx with a NYLS attorney and a Cooley grad. I am grateful that my law firm, which is headed by a Fordham grad, gave me a chance, instead of some guido at the bottom of his class at Hofstttra.

Reasonable_man should be even more grateful. He graduated from a rancid TTT and got midlaw in Manhattan.
Yea, he hired a grad from Vermonttt instead of Hofstttra, good deal. :roll: This post pushes my belief that you're a flame from 40% to 60%

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Re: Reasonable_Man is Right Law School Can be a Terrible Choice

Post by solo_lawyer » Wed May 13, 2009 9:30 am

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Post by rayiner » Wed May 13, 2009 9:32 am

^^^ solo_lawyer: How many T10 grads have you met working with you?

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Post by solo_lawyer » Wed May 13, 2009 9:34 am

rayiner wrote:^^^ solo_lawyer: How many T10 grads have you met working with you?

If you will rephrase your question so that it is grammatically proper, I will answer it.

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Post by rayiner » Wed May 13, 2009 9:43 am

solo_lawyer wrote:
rayiner wrote:^^^ solo_lawyer: How many T10 grads have you met working with you?

If you will rephrase your question so that it is grammatically proper, I will answer it.
Touche.

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Post by Helmholtz » Wed May 13, 2009 9:51 am

"Suffering people all have a horrible willingness and capacity for inventing pretexts for painful emotional feelings. They already enjoy their suspicions, their brooding over bad actions and apparent damage. They ransack the entrails of their past and present, looking for dark and dubious stories, in which they are free to feast on an agonizing suspicion and to get intoxicated on their own poisonous anger. They rip open the oldest wounds, they bleed themselves to death from long-healed scars. They turn friends, wives, children, and anyone else who is closest to them into criminals. 'I am suffering. Someone or other must be to blame for that'—that how every sick sheep thinks."

i.e. it's easy to blame the law schools for present ugly situations.

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Post by solo_lawyer » Wed May 13, 2009 9:53 am

rayiner wrote:
solo_lawyer wrote:
rayiner wrote:^^^ solo_lawyer: How many T10 grads have you met working with you?

If you will rephrase your question so that it is grammatically proper, I will answer it.
Touche.

How many T10 grads have you encountered that are in the same position as you?

None. However, the vast majority of grads are not T10.

So, your question is for the most part irrelevant.

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Post by steindle » Wed May 13, 2009 10:13 am

I enjoy verbally masturbating about my superior foresight and wide T1 options as much as anyone else, but I am awed by the lack of critical thought in this thread. I'm not entirely certain that the joke is on the OP here.

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Post by funkblaster » Wed May 13, 2009 1:39 pm

So, the screen name Olto, is it an anagram? If so, is it "Loot" or "Tool?" No offense, just bored at work and trying to figure out some of the clever names.

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Post by reasonable_man » Wed May 13, 2009 4:39 pm

You tag along one day with a partner to an argument in SDNY and you miss all of this... There is stuff about people in drag.. I think.. Signal processing, and more talk of my current employment.. Wow.. I missed a big day around here..

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Post by Leeroy Jenkins » Wed May 13, 2009 4:42 pm

reasonable_man wrote:You tag along one day with a partner to an argument in SDNY and you miss all of this... There is stuff about people in drag.. I think.. Signal processing, and more talk of my current employment.. Wow.. I missed a big day around here..
I think it was two days, but meh, we all should get lives

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Post by reasonable_man » Wed May 13, 2009 4:55 pm

Lxw wrote:
reasonable_man wrote:You tag along one day with a partner to an argument in SDNY and you miss all of this... There is stuff about people in drag.. I think.. Signal processing, and more talk of my current employment.. Wow.. I missed a big day around here..
I think it was two days, but meh, we all should get lives

Very possible... I have enough work to kill a horse right now and no end in sight... Not a bad thing ITE though.

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Post by VLS Grad » Thu May 21, 2009 9:44 pm

As a recent VLS Grad who managed to get a biglaw job, I can assure you that VLS does not do the same false advertising as other 2nd, 3rd, and 4th tier law school. When I was admitted, VLS sent me all of its career stats, which included an average starting salary of ~55k. There was no promise of getting a 160k (or 125k at the time) starting salary. I (and every one else at VLS) knew what I was getting into when I enrolled. You go to VLS to practice in Northern New England or environmental law (which is generally public interest work). A few grads manage to get good jobs outside of Northern New England, but you should not expect that and VLS does not advertise that you will be able to. VLS is a great school for what it advertises.

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Post by Helmholtz » Thu May 21, 2009 9:47 pm

VLS Grad wrote:As a recent VLS Grad who managed to get a biglaw job, I can assure you that VLS does not do the same false advertising as other 2nd, 3rd, and 4th tier law school. When I was admitted, VLS sent me all of its career stats, which included an average starting salary of ~55k. There was no promise of getting a 160k (or 125k at the time) starting salary. I (and every one else at VLS) knew what I was getting into when I enrolled. You go to VLS to practice in Northern New England or environmental law (which is generally public interest work). A few grads manage to get good jobs outside of Northern New England, but you should not expect that and VLS does not advertise that you will be able to. VLS is a great school for what it advertises.
What the heck is VLS?

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Post by Who32 » Thu May 21, 2009 9:49 pm

assuming vermont law school

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Post by A'nold » Thu May 21, 2009 9:53 pm

jrock12 wrote:horrible UG + TTT = no job = no surprise

thank you for wasting time
A lot of you on this thread have got to be even more retarded than the op. No, actually, graduating from Vermont (an apparent ttt) did not screw him. The fact that he tried to break into the hardest legal market on planet earth where even the bottom 70% at Brooklyn Law have a hard time finding a job is the problem. HTH elitist bastards.

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Post by Mr. Matlock » Thu May 21, 2009 10:19 pm

Helmholtz wrote:"Suffering people all have a horrible willingness and capacity for inventing pretexts for painful emotional feelings. They already enjoy their suspicions, their brooding over bad actions and apparent damage. They ransack the entrails of their past and present, looking for dark and dubious stories, in which they are free to feast on an agonizing suspicion and to get intoxicated on their own poisonous anger. They rip open the oldest wounds, they bleed themselves to death from long-healed scars. They turn friends, wives, children, and anyone else who is closest to them into criminals. 'I am suffering. Someone or other must be to blame for that'—that how every sick sheep thinks."

i.e. it's easy to blame the law schools for present ugly situations.
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