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Directory Year: 2022

Stinson LLP - Firm-wide

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2020 Prior Summer
Associates
2021 Prior Summer
Associates
2022
LAWYERS
Entry-level 19 14 10 10 UNK
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0 UNK
Lateral Partners 8 0 3 0 UNK
Lateral Associates 5 0 19 0 UNK
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 2 0 6 0 UNK
Post-Clerkship 6 5 0 0 UNK
LL.M.s (U.S.) 0 0 1 0 UNK
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 0 0 0 0 UNK
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 0 0 0
2Ls 13 5 7 6 13
1Ls 9 0 7 0 9


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2021 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 7
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 7
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? Case-by-case
Does the organization hire 1Ls? Yes
When should 1Ls apply? Please consult Stinson's website for application instructions.
Are split summers allowed? Case-by-case
Comments regarding Hiring

The firm awards Minority Fellowships to law students from underrepresented populations that offer up to $30,000 of law school tuition assistance plus a paid Summer Associate position at Stinson. The firm also offers a scholarship through the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. The firm participates in the Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation program in our Minneapolis office. A 1L student splits the summer with the legal department of a Fortune 500 legal department. The firm participates in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity's 1L LCLD Scholar Program in our Minneapolis and our Kansas City offices. This program allows 1L students to split their Summer Associate experience between the firm and an LCLD corporate member.

2021 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2025 or later? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2025? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Judicial clerks? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 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]?

0

Post-clerkship hiring information

Do you hire post-clerkship candidates? Yes
If yes, when should they apply? Applications accepted throughout the year.

Domestic LL.M.s

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

Tax, Environmental, and other areas as needed.

Foreign LL.M.s

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

As needed.

When should LL.M.s submit applications? Applications accepted throughout the year.
Preferred application materials

Resume, cover letter, law school transcript, writing sample

General Hiring Criteria

We seek individuals with diverse backgrounds and ideas, who possess strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, leadership, maturity, community involvement and the ability to work as part of a team.

Campus Interviews Northwestern University School of Law
St. Louis University School of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
University of Iowa College of Law
University of Kansas School of Law
University of Minnesota Law School
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
University of St. Thomas
Washburn University School of Law
Washington University School of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall)

Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair; KCMBA Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair; Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference; Midwest BLSA Fair.

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2021 12
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2021 4

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information https://www.stinson.com/careers-your-career
Brief description of recruiting policy or additional comments

Application Materials

Required application materials Resume
Cover letter
Transcript
Writing sample
Comments on application materials

1L Summer Applications

1L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) on a rolling basis
1L Summer Application Deadline
1L Summer Applications - Comments

2L Summer Applications

2L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) on a rolling basis
2L Summer Application Deadline
2L Summer Applications - Comments

3L Summer Applications

3L summer applications will be accepted starting (date)
3L summer application deadline
3L Summer Applications - Comments

3Ls Applying for Entry-Level Positions

3L (entry-level) applications will be accepted starting (date)
3L (entry-level) application deadline
3L comments

1L Offers

How much time do you provide 1L students to respond to an offer of summer employment?
Do you require 1L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 1L student have to reaffirm their interest?

2L Offers

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

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?
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 3L (previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest?

3L Offers (Not Previously Employed)

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