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TEMPLE BIG LAW chances with trial ad team

TEMPLE BIG LAW chances with trial ad team
« on: September 10, 2007, 11:56:36 AM »
What class rank would be needed at Temple University School of Law to get Big Law if one also was on the Trial Ad Team which is highly ranked?

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Re: TEMPLE BIG LAW chances with trial ad team
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2007, 08:49:51 AM »
What class rank would be needed at Temple University School of Law to get Big Law if one also was on the Trial Ad Team which is highly ranked?

A 2L at Temple here.  I would be more concerned with getting on law review than trial team if you're interested in biglaw. Even more, I'd be concerned with grades. 

For high-end Philly firms:

Folks in the top 10% are a lock (unless they're awful in their interviews), folks in the top 20% have a shot if they've got law review (a journal helps, but the review is what you want), folks in the 20% to 33% range have a good shot at a good paying gig in a respectable firm in Philly.

I'd cut these percentages in half for NY.

Re: TEMPLE BIG LAW chances with trial ad team
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2008, 08:40:40 PM »
Temple has a higher percentage of Philly biglaw jobs than any other school. That said, I know at least one person who was an excellent interviewer and on trial team but who couldn't get a big law job because of grades. Grades are beyond a doubt the #1 factor.