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Judge Philip Banks

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OK to contact atty at firm before OCI resume collect?

Post by Judge Philip Banks » Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:36 pm

Is it appropriate to email an attorney at a firm where I really want to work prior to the deadline for the firm's resume collection? It wouldn't be a completely cold email for an informational interview, as the attorney and I have a mutual contact with whom I'd communicate first.

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Re: OK to contact atty at firm before OCI resume collect?

Post by Judge Philip Banks » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:35 am

Bump to add that the atty is a partner, if that makes a difference one way or another.

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Re: OK to contact atty at firm before OCI resume collect?

Post by wuduhel » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:42 am

yes. how else are you going to learn key nuggets about the firm to weave into your cover letter?

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Re: OK to contact atty at firm before OCI resume collect?

Post by kalvano » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:44 am

Absolutely. The goal is to get a job, right?

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Re: OK to contact atty at firm before OCI resume collect?

Post by lolwat » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:51 am

Agree with above

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Re: OK to contact atty at firm before OCI resume collect?

Post by Anonymous User » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:00 pm

What about contacting attorneys at the firm after you already submitted via resume collect?

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