NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2022

KTBS Law LLP (f/k/a Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP) - Los Angeles, California

http://www.ktbslaw.com

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2020 Prior Summer
Associates
2021 Prior Summer
Associates
2022
LAWYERS
Entry-level
Entry-level (non-traditional track)
Lateral Partners
Lateral Associates
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track)
Post-Clerkship
LL.M.s (U.S.)
LL.M.s (non-U.S.)
SUMMER
Post-3Ls
2Ls
1Ls


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2021 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? Case-by-case
Does the organization hire 1Ls? Yes
When should 1Ls apply? 12/1

Split summers

Are split summers allowed? Yes
If yes, minimum weeks
Comments regarding Hiring

1Ls generally do not split their summers; we allow 2Ls to split their summers

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? Yes

Hiring Outside Traditional Summer Programs

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

Post-clerkship hiring information

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

Domestic LL.M.s

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

Foreign LL.M.s

Do you hire non-US LL.M.s? Yes
In what practice areas?
When should LL.M.s submit applications?
Preferred application materials

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and any references.

General Hiring Criteria

KTBS Law typically hires from among the applicants in the top 25% of their law school class.  In addition to outstanding academic achievement, applicants should also possess impeccable writing skills, excellent oral advocacy abilities, a positive and pleasant presence, maturity, the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, the ability to handle substantial responsibility in a fast-paced environment, and a genuine interest in learning our field of practice.  KTBS values hard work, integrity, creativity, and diversity.

Campus Interviews
List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall)

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2021 0
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2021 0

Recruiting Policy Information

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

KTBS Law LLP is a boutique firm with limited hiring needs. Nevertheless, KTBS is always looking for outstanding applicants with a high degree of academic achievement, impeccable writing skills, excellent oral advocacy abilities, a positive and pleasant presence, maturity, the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, the ability to handle substantial responsibility in a fast-paced environment, and a genuine interest in learning our field of practice.  KTBS typically hires new attorneys from among those individuals who have served as “summer associates” with the firm following their first or second year of law school.  KTBS is committed to educating its associates not only by conferring on them significant responsibilities but also by providing one-on-one mentoring and access to educational seminars.

Application Materials

Required application materials Resume
Cover letter
Transcript
Reference list
Comments on application materials

1L Summer Applications

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

2L Summer Applications

2L summer applications will be accepted starting (date)
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?