Would a DUI during law school pose a problem two years later on a background check with either JL or Littler (I got through character and fitness with it during bar app. time) ?

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I have about a dozen convictions, including a few DUI charges (although no conviction, pled to reckless driving and such). Mine were from before law school. But it hasn't impacted me at all. Got grilled on it during C&F, but no employer has batted an eye. Been at three firms, including now JL. I think so long as they were prior to being barred, employers pretty much say if C&F was fine with it, they are too.

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Probably not. I know someone who got one while practicing and it was not an issue

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Arrest or conviction?

Getting through C&F was quite the nightmare. Thanks again for the encouraging insight.

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Had a DUI arrest during my C&F process. Pled to a traffic violation (non-criminal) and although C&F was a pain in the ass, no issues at 4 firms (2 in big law).

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