Thursday, January 04, 2007

Not a good first impression...

While I understand the goal of firm receptions is generally to make a good impression on the 1Ls, holding a firm reception on Monday may do just the opposite for the firm that is holding it. Because through the whole reception, I am going to be wondering one thing:

What sort of firm forces their attorneys to work a reception the night of the National Championship game?!

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At 8:06 PM, January 04, 2007, Blogger angela said...

Hopefully they all have TiVo?

I don't know, but there's no way in hell I could work a reception on the day of the NBA championship game.

At 11:31 PM, January 04, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Saw your comment on "Who Owns the Fox" - thought you should send this article to your grandmothers:

At 1:16 PM, January 05, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Answer: Pretty much all firms.

Welcome to your legal career.

At 2:05 PM, January 05, 2007, Blogger Ex.Coll.Blog said...

From the archives of my Gmail:

King & Spalding LLP

Invites you to a

1L Holiday Reception

Wednesday, January 4, 2006

5:30 – 7:30 PM

We would be delighted to have you visit the King & Spalding office nearest you during your Winter Break. Please let us know if you can attend by December 23.

For those of you who don't remember, January 4, 2006 was the day UT was playing for the national championship. (About a week later they move it to the following day.)

At 9:43 PM, January 07, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Football > Firm Reception

At 2:47 PM, January 08, 2007, Blogger T said...

yeah I think pretty much all firms. we're selling our souls here, remember?


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