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by los_blancos_v2
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Public Interest and Government
Topic: Gov. Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 808

Re: Gov. Questions

Sink or swim, running cases and squaring up alone against opposing counsel as a new lawyer, passing supervision... sounds a hell of a lot more like an understaffed DA's office than anything else. (and it is a fun time) Although don't merely walk, RUN from any office that cares about winning %. Also,...
by los_blancos_v2
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: SCOTUS and Other Big Cases
Replies: 120
Views: 7445

Re: SCOTUS and Other Big Cases

lol gonna take that part of it and walk down the hall to show it to our drug unit
by los_blancos_v2
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Public Interest and Government
Topic: AUSA - taking questions
Replies: 71
Views: 6348

Re: AUSA - taking questions

Starting in two months. Anything I should do before hand in terms of prep just to hit the ground running (basically, just not look like an idiot). District court clerk and biglaw before but don’t know much re: grand jury, magistrate judge work, etc. This might sound a little funny, and it might be ...
by los_blancos_v2
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Public Interest and Government
Topic: Small town prosecutor: AMA
Replies: 34
Views: 2999

Re: Small town prosecutor: AMA

lol Rink I tremendously enjoyed skimming through this

FWIW I'm happy to jump in to answer any questions anyone might have for a state prosecutor working in an urban environment. Best job I've ever had.
by los_blancos_v2
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Clerkships
Topic: Value of non-elite district court clerkship
Replies: 8
Views: 1647

Re: Value of non-elite district court clerkship

FWIW, all the newer AUSAs I know have clerked - and frequently no where near where they're actually working - so if your future bigfed plans include AUSA, a clerkship anywhere is of value. Also, I think LSL/TSL are way too obsessed with rankings and finding fine distinctions where none exist. Yes, ...