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Attorney Recruiting Coordinator
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Your Information

Save time by choosing to use either your resume or LinkedIn profile to fill in many of the fields of this application form. Your resume can be uploaded in any of the following formats: DOC, DOCX, RTF, PDF, TXT, HTML. File names that contain periods, dashes or other special characters may cause upload errors.

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Personal Information

How did you hear about us?

 

Additional Information

Would you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status to work for Morrison & Foerster? 

Upon hire, will you be able to present proof of identity and your right to work in the United States?

Please indicate your office(s) preference.

 

Have you ever worked at Morrison & Foerster in any capacity, including through a temporary agency or contractor? If yes: Name(s) and relationship 

Have you applied to a position or interviewed with Morrison & Foerster in the last 5 years?  If yes: Name and position

Are any members of your family currently working at any Morrison & Foerster office? If yes: Name(s) and relationship 

Please provide your salary expectations for this position. 

 

Morrison & Foerster LLP occasionally is involved in large, highly controversial commercial litigation, business, labor environmental, tax and other matters, as well as highly controversial pro bono matters.  Is there anything that would create a conflict for you or the Firm by your working in an organization that engages in such matters?

If yes, please explain.

Are you for any reason presently unable to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying?

If yes, please explain.

Has any professional liability claim or suit ever been made against you?

If yes, please explain.

Have you ever been subjected to any disciplinary proceeding or proceedings or had filed against you any complaint or grievance as to your professional activities?

If yes, please explain.

Is there any information that might come up on a background check that you would like to discuss with the Firm prior to the background check being done?

If yes, please explain.

Have you ever been suspended or disbarred from the practice of law?

If yes, please explain.

Resume and Questions

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A resume is required to submit your application.

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You may also include your cover letter, copies of law school, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), and writing samples.  File names that contain periods, dashes or other special characters may cause upload errors.

Attachments

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Position Specific Questions

Work and Education History

Employment History

Please complete the below sections even if you have provided a resume to us. Starting with your most recent position, please list all positions held in the last 10 years. If you are still employed, please enter the current month and year as your end date for your current employer and check the box that you are still employed.

Check the box below and provide a brief explanation if you do not want us to contact your most recent employer for employment verification purposes.

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Education History

Please list your highest completed post-high school degree(s) or Paralegal Certificate. You need not list your high school information unless you currently are a high school student or your only degree is a high school diploma. Alternatively, please provide information if your only degree is a High School Equivalency Certificate (commonly called a "GED").

Please provide the complete name of the school, not an abbreviated or short form of the name.

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California Paralegals

California Paralegals

In the California offices, paralegals have to meet the qualifications, including compliance with the continuing education requirements, as set forth in the California Business and Professions Code, Section 6450 et seq. Paralegals have to also be compliant with California Business & Professions Code Sections 6450(c)(3) or 6450(c)(4) relating to an Attorney Attestation.

(1) A certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association.

(2) A certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a Post secondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses and that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau for Private Post secondary and Vocational Education.

(3) A baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree in any subject, a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks.

(4) A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma, a minimum of three years of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. This experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003.

Certificates and Licenses

Please confirm if you meet one or more of the following required standards.

If you are applying for an entry-level role, please select N/A on the drop-down below.

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References

Please provide 3 professional references we may contact, include at least one current or previous supervisor. Click on Save to add additional references.

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Acknowledgement

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By submitting my application with my electronic signature, I understand that misrepresentation or the purposeful omission of facts called for on this form is reason to disqualify me from further consideration and may be grounds for termination no matter when the misrepresentation or omission is discovered.

Employment with Morrison & Foerster has no specified term or length.  I understand that this policy of at-will employment supersedes any previous statement regarding my employment and may not be changed or modified except by a written agreement signed by me and an authorized representative of the Firm.  Employment with the Firm can be terminated with or without cause by either the Firm or the employee.

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