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jhoffa

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1L Job Options - Please Give Me Your Opinions
« on: April 12, 2006, 01:36:35 AM »
Need opinions on what to do this summer (T2 school, all local jobs).

Money isn't a concern, although it is obviously very nice. My main concern is what will look for OCI next Fall.

1. Judicial Externship - School says anyone who wants one can have one, but you don't get to pick which court. Unpaid, you pay regular tuition, and get credit.

2. Personal Injury Firm - Paid clerk at a very successful 10 lawyer firm.

3. General Counsel's Office - Unpaid clerk in the GC's office of a 10,000 employee, publicly traded company.

4. Construction Defect Firm [CD defense] - Paid clerk at a 3 lawyer branch of a 75 lawyer firm.

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Re: 1L Job Options - Please Give Me Your Opinions
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2006, 08:13:56 AM »
Are the externships with state or federal court?

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Re: 1L Job Options - Please Give Me Your Opinions
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2006, 12:17:41 PM »
It could be anything. You might get US Attorney's Office, State Supreme, or local family court. Like I said, you don't get to choose.

Are the externships with state or federal court?

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Re: 1L Job Options - Please Give Me Your Opinions
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2006, 02:03:21 AM »
Need opinions on what to do this summer (T2 school, all local jobs).

Money isn't a concern, although it is obviously very nice. My main concern is what will look for OCI next Fall.

1. Judicial Externship - School says anyone who wants one can have one, but you don't get to pick which court. Unpaid, you pay regular tuition, and get credit.
 

if you can just do summer school and get out 1/2 a year early that would be ideal since job prospects are better in January

Kill 2 birds with one stone and save some money on tuition!
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