Law School Discussion

Poll

how many questions did you finish without guessing?

all 4 games
11 (50%)
more then 3 games
6 (27.3%)
3 games
3 (13.6%)
more then 2 games
2 (9.1%)
barely 2 games
0 (0%)
1 and then some
0 (0%)
i answered a few questions here or there, but was pretty lost
0 (0%)
i used LG time to take a dump and penciled in D for the entire section
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 16

Do Law Firms Drug Test?

Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« on: April 10, 2007, 11:45:38 AM »
i went to a party last week where some rastas were smoking marijuana. i think i might have accidentally inhaled some second-hand smoke. is this going to jeopardize my summer biglaw job? did any 2Ls or 3Ls who worked in an AmLaw100 last summer get drug tested? if they don't test summer associates, do they generally test new full-time associates--just in case something like this accidentally happens again after i take the bar?

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2007, 11:48:28 AM »
okay... so i know some of you worked at a law firm last summer... it is a pretty easy yes/no question.

what if i add a poll?

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2007, 12:48:02 PM »
maybe you could tell the partners that lame alibi and they'll let you off the hook.

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2007, 01:00:03 PM »
i also like to eat poppy seed bagels every morning

for the love of god can someone please just tell me if i need to stop smoking weed for the next month or not

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2007, 01:07:54 PM »
I've worked at 2 small and 2 medium sized firms and none of them drugtested.  I cannot speak for BIGLAW.  I would be suprised if they did.

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2007, 12:39:05 AM »
why would you be surprised? aren't they just like any large company? don't most large companies drug test their employees?

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2007, 06:07:19 AM »
If you're that worried about it, just stop smoking pot so that your bloodstream has time to clear out thet THC. Ultimately though, I think you are just being a normal paranoid stoner and nobody's going to drug test you.

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2007, 06:09:20 AM »
Drug testing does not make economic sense - that's why only the government does it.

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2007, 08:07:18 AM »
Drug testing does not make economic sense - that's why only the government does it.

All of the larger companies I worked for required it, but my government positions didn't.

Re: Do Law Firms Drug Test?
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2007, 10:16:47 AM »
I am working at a BIGLAW firm this summer and I was required to do a drug test.