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Directory Year: 2021

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP - Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2019 Prior Summer
Associates
2020 Prior Summer
Associates
2021
LAWYERS
Entry-level 4 4 3 3 4
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0 0
Lateral Partners 0 0 0 0 0
Lateral Associates 4 0 5 0 5
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 1 0 0 0 0
Post-Clerkship 2 2 0 0 1
LL.M.s (U.S.) 0 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 0 0 0 0 0
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 0 0 0
2Ls 5 0 5 0 5
1Ls 0 0 0 0 0


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2020 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 5
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 5
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? No
Does the organization hire 1Ls? No
When should 1Ls apply? Summer 2021
Are split summers allowed? No
Comments regarding Hiring

2020 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2022 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2024 or later? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2022 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2024? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2022 Summer Program from Judicial clerks? No
Do you accept applications for the 2022 Summer Program from students at non-US law schools? No

Hiring Outside Traditional Summer Programs

Does the organization hire 3Ls? Case by Case
How many entry-level hires outside the summer program did you hire in [directory year - 1]?

2

Post-clerkship hiring information

Do you hire post-clerkship candidates? Yes
If yes, when should they apply? August 1, 2021

Domestic LL.M.s

Do you hire US LL.M.s? Yes
In what practice areas?

Varies, determined by practice need.

Do you hire non-US LL.M.s? No
When should LL.M.s submit applications? August 1, 2021
Preferred application materials

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts, Writing Sample, References, Recommendation letter.

General Hiring Criteria

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts, Writing Sample, References, Recommendation letter

 

 

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List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall)

Sunbelt Minority Job Fair

 

 

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2020 5
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2020 1

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information https://www.kellyhart.com/careers/summer-clerk-program
Brief description of recruiting policy or additional comments

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts, Writing Sample, References, Recommendation letter.

https://www.kellyhart.com/careers/summer-clerk-program

 

Application Materials

Required application materials Resume
Cover letter
Transcript
Writing sample
Reference list
Recommendation letter
Comments on application materials

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts, Writing Sample (optional), References (optional), Recommendation letter (optional)

1L Summer Applications

1L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) n/a
1L Summer Application Deadline n/a
1L Summer Applications - Comments

n/a

2L Summer Applications

2L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) November 1, 2020
2L Summer Application Deadline August 1, 2021
2L Summer Applications - Comments

www.kellyhart.com/careers/summer-clerk-program

 

 

3L Summer Applications

3L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) November 1, 2019
3L summer application deadline August 1, 2020
3L Summer Applications - Comments

www.kellyhart.com/careers/summer-clerk-program

 

3Ls Applying for Entry-Level Positions

3L (entry-level) applications will be accepted starting (date) November 1, 2020
3L (entry-level) application deadline August 1, 2021
3L comments

www.kellyhart.com/careers/summer-clerk-program.com

 

1L Offers

How much time do you provide 1L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? n/a
Do you require 1L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? No
If yes, how many days does a 1L student have to reaffirm their interest? n/a

2L Offers

How much time do you provide 2L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? varies
Do you require 2L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? Yes
If yes, how many days does a 2L student have to reaffirm their interest? varies

3L Offers (Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students from your summer program to respond to an offer of entry-level employment? varies
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? Yes
If yes, how many days does a 3L (previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest? varies

3L Offers (Not Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students to respond to an offer of entry-level employment? varies
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? Yes
If yes, how many days does a 3L (not previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest? varies