Staff attorney Interview Questions
387Staff Attorney interview questions shared by candidates
No questions about my experience, skills, or education, but he did ask me illegal interview questions such as if I was married and if I had kids.1 Answers
I went ahead and answered the questions rather than decline. Ultimately, I knew I didn't want to work there no matter what the salary he offered me so it was just easier to answer the questions than it would have been to explain to the owner that he was asking illegal questions. Less
I believe they asked where I would see myself a few years out.1 Answers
I said I was looking for an organization I could stay at long term.
The interview was conversational and really focused on discussing the commitment to public defense and South Bronx communities as well as assessing fit within the organization’s approach and values.1 Answers
I’m terms of answering the question, it is candidate-specific, especially what bring you to the work of public defense. Less
Why are you the right candidate for the job?1 Answers
Likewise, matching my skills/experience with the job requirements.
Why do you want to work here1 Answers
(Can't remember: something to do with my skills and interests matching)
What is your experience assisting indigent people or those with low incomes and how are you able to address their unique challenges representing them?1 Answers
While working at the last firm Cooper Barton Cooper, I was assigned to criminal cases that were from GPDC (public defender office). It take patience ,learning to hear and listen to see how they can be helped. The quality of a case is not built on economic standards but the person how they can be served. Everyone needs help once and a while. Challenges will arise when you may not be able to assist everyone, but by goals many can be. Less
Why did I want to join? What benefits could I bring?1 Answers
I kept it short and simple
Can you work without support staff?1 Answers
I explained that my current position did not include support staff.