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Declining Offers?

Declining Offers?
« on: October 19, 2007, 09:22:08 AM »
What is the most polite way to do it? Should I call the recruiters I have been working with, or the attorneys who called me with the offers? Letters? Can I punk out and send emails? I really liked a couple firms I am turning down and I don't want to do anything to piss them off because this is a *very* small legal market. Thanks in advance!


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Re: Declining Offers?
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2007, 09:54:47 AM »
I'd respond in the same form to the same person that gave you to the offer.  So, email from recruiter = no email to recruiter, call from partner = call to partner.  You could probably get away with emails, that's how I turned back some callbacks, but if you're worried about giving a good impression in a small market, make it more personal and offer some reasoning for your decision.