Law Firm Placement

What makes JurisTemps unique?
If you are serious about seeking a position in the legal field, then you definitely need a recruiter who specializes in legal placement! Whether you are seeking a new law firm setting or prefer the in-house counsel’s office of a major corporation, JurisTemps can help you find the right position.

What is a typical Wednesday like?
On Wednesdays, the ninth graders are involved in a variety of short classes on campus, which include subjects that help make the transition to Madeira easier. In the afternoon ninth graders participate in Outdoor Adventure. They might rock climb, horseback ride, kayak, or canoe. All other grades are off campus. Tenth graders work in community service placements such as hospitals, schools, soup kitchens, and other service organizations. Every junior is in the office of a congressman or senator.

Where can I do an externship? Can I get credit for working in a private firm?
You may only receive academic credit for an externship in an approved placement. Approved placements include judicial chambers, government agencies and public interest law firms. You cannot get academic credit in exchange for working in a private law firm.Powell Goldstein has a long history of a strong commitment to diversity. The Firm works with law school placement offices and minority student associations to continue our diversity commitment. Additionally, we have established a Diversity Committee to focus on these efforts. We are proud that the results of our efforts can be shown by our rankings in national surveys.Yes.

Am I at a disadvantage if I have not completed a vacation placement at Taylor Wessing?
No. Placements are certainly a good way of getting an insight into the law and Taylor Wessing, and last year about half of our Trainee Solicitor intake had joined us for a vacation placement. The important thing to do when making applications for a training contract is to consider the transferable skills you’ve picked up from your experience – regardless of where it was. Due to the nature of our firm’s work, we encourage trainees to take the corporate/commercial electives.Powell Goldstein has a long history of a strong commitment to diversity. The Firm works with law school placement offices and minority student associations to continue our diversity commitment. Additionally, we have established a Diversity Committee to focus on these efforts. We are proud that the results of our efforts can be shown by our rankings in national surveys.

What is an externship?
externship usually involves an off-campus placement for one semester in judicial chambers, a government agency or a public interest law firm. Most externships range between three and six units. Externs are usually involved in all aspects of a placement’s practice, including legal research, client contact and courtroom observation.the placement must be in the not-for-profit sector, i.e., a government agency (local, state or federal), a nonprofit organization, or a pro bono project within a law firm; students must receive a commitment from the organization to assign them projects or parts of projects comparable to the types of assignments a beginning lawyer in the organization would receive.Yes.

Can a Custom WebExpress design be further customized?
Yes. Each Custom WebExpress site is pre-designed to be ready for private labeling and editing by any law firm as-is. However, for additional graphic design fees, there are customization options that you may elect, such as the replacement of certain images, color changes, logo placement and other modifications. Ask your NextClient Web Services Consultants for details on how you can further customize your Custom WebExpress website.externship usually involves an off-campus placement for one semester in judicial chambers, a government agency or a public interest law firm. Most externships range between three and six units. Externs are usually involved in all aspects of a placement’s practice, including legal research, client contact and courtroom observation.

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