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AnneBoleyn

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Splitting 1L Summer...
« on: March 02, 2008, 03:27:11 PM »
Any disadvantage to splitting for a 1L summer in the 2L job hunt?  Should I pick firms that are very different (different cities, different practice areas, different firm culture, different sizes) or should I pick similar firms to try and decide this summer which one I like best? 

Should I just stick with my favorite firm for the whole summer?

Pay isn't an issue.  All the firms are within a range of a few hundred dollars a week near the top pay for the geographic area.

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Re: Splitting 1L Summer...
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2008, 03:37:42 PM »
We have been discussing this very issue in the post titled "Federal Judge internship vs. Law firm (Summer Job 1L)?"

Check it out and let us know your thoughts.
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Re: Splitting 1L Summer...
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2008, 12:32:13 AM »
Thanks!

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Re: Splitting 1L Summer...
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2008, 12:34:33 AM »
I've already decided to split at this point between two firms.  I picked a smaller boutique and a larger regionally prestigious firm (pay is at biglaw rates for both).  They'll give me different practice areas and somewhat different geographic areas.  I'm not really worried about getting no-offered because I split especially not as a 1L.