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Thinking It Through

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Total Black: $237.73
Total Red: $226,219.40

I mentioned in a comment to Nerves a Jumble that I had received another offer to interview for a law job.  I’ve been trying to think through each.  I’ve not mentioned that both would have me working for a judge.  They’re clerkships.  The brass ring I’ve been reaching for since graduating law school.  I know I’m law clerk material.  And this blog has certainly further polished my writing skills.  But now, as my luck would have it, I might be presented with both and then forced to choose between them.  I can’t really give specifics about them.  Well, actually, I won’t—out of an abundance of caution.  But judges are known to give what’s referred to as an “exploding offer”—one you must accept or reject on the spot, or within a very short turn-around . . . perhaps twenty-four hours.  So the analysis and decision-making must occur beforehand.  Just not sure which I’d take. Keep reading . . .

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March 20, 2010 at 22:52