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bostonredsoxrox

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In House Jobs?
« on: September 15, 2006, 01:06:50 PM »
If given the opportunity to go in-house straight from law school, do you guys think or have you heard of any disadvantages/advantages that a law student should consider in making the decision between an in-house position versus a firm?

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Re: In House Jobs?
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2006, 02:31:09 PM »
Money, most likely.

jacy85

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Re: In House Jobs?
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2006, 02:31:46 PM »
YOu'll make less money and work better hours. 

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Re: In House Jobs?
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2006, 06:48:19 PM »
Most in house jobs I've looked at won't talk law school grads straight of of law school. For the most part, they require some firm experience, meaning you have to pay your dues at a law firm before you can work there. Personally, I think the in house gigs are great for when you want to start a family and you'd rather not be working 18 hrs a day. But it's a good to keep in mind that a huge paycut comes with most of those in-house counsel jobs.

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Re: In House Jobs?
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2006, 08:56:45 PM »
Most in house jobs I've looked at won't talk law school grads straight of of law school.

I think this is generally true.  Most places seem like they tend to hire attys that work for the firms they use as outside counsel.