Has anyone gotten into BL with less than a 3.0? How’d you land the job? Did you lateral?

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2.7 worked in house in non legal role, then moved to legal in house role, and now in BL due to who I knew.

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What do you practice? I’m hoping to make a similar transition.

Yes. 2.8 in law school got into an llm program, got on journal, and that transitioned me into BL.

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Awesome job!!!!! Congratulations!

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2.4 niche area of law with work experience from a non-BL firm with well known attorneys in the field. Seeing that experience got me in and grades never came up.

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Thanks! It’s definitely harder to break in, but not impossible. You’ve really got to get yourself in front of people. Networking events, bar associations, CLEs, etc.

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Not quite applicable had a 3.04 but started in house for 5 years and then lateraled to BL

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