Associate Attorney - Personal Injury (Entry-Level) Interview Questions

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Did you take any alternative dispute courses in law school?

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Associate Attorney - Personal Injury (Entry-Level) Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    Did you take any alternative dispute courses in law school?

  2. 2.

    How do you assign tasks to others?

  3. 3.

    What do you think is a good way to keep clients informed about the progress of a case?

  4. 4.

    Why do you want to work at our firm?

  5. 5.

    What would you do if a case went against your personal values?

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    What is the most memorable personal injury case you've read?

  7. 7.

    Do you have any courtroom experience?

  8. 8.

    Where else have you applied?

  9. 9.

    Why are you looking to work in personal injury?

  10. 10.

    What was your least favorite course in law school?

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    What skills do you believe are important in personal injury law?

  12. 12.

    Tell me about your community involvement.

  13. 13.

    Why do you want to work in a law firm?

  14. 14.

    What is your opinion on taking a case on contingency?

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    Describe a time where you made a mistake. How did you rectify the situation?

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    Explain a situation where you had to perform a lot of research. How do you feel about that kind of work?

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    Have you ever disagreed with a client or customer? How did you resolve the disagreement?

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    How do you prioritize work tasks?

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    How do you build trust with a client?

  20. 20.

    What would you describe as a fair trial?

  21. 21.

    What do you see as your biggest strength?

  22. 22.

    How would you generate new business for a law practice?

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    What goals did you have starting law school?

  24. 24.

    Tell me something about you that is not on your resume?

  25. 25.

    What kind of training are you looking for as a personal injury associate?

  26. 26.

    Have you written a legal memo?

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    What other areas of law do you enjoy?

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    What makes you stand apart from the other candidates we have for this position?

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    Do you prefer working for plaintiffs or defendants in a court case?

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    What projects show that you have initiative and creativity?