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    Paralegal Clerk Interview

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Baker Botts.

    Interview

    On campus interview with hiring manager for the clerks. Within the week received notification that I had been accepted for an onsite interview. The onsite interview consisted of meeting with the hiring manager again and then interviewing separately with 5 paralegals from different departments. Offered position a few weeks later. Worked with one of the paralegals I interviewed with so there was probably matching of personalities going on during the interview process.

    Interview Questions

    • None of the questions were especially difficult or unexpected. Asked general questions like interests, why I wanted to work in the legal field, where I saw myself in 5 years, plans for graduate school.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. In the clerk position you could take the offer or leave it.

Baker Botts Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010

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Website www.bakerbotts.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1,000 to 5,000 Employees
Founded 1840
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue £50 to £100 million (GBP) per year

Baker Botts is a Lone Star legal legend. The law firm's history stretches back to 1840, when founding partner Peter Gray was admitted to the bar of the Republic of Texas. The firm became Baker & Botts after Walter Browne Botts and James Addison Baker (great-grandfather of former US Secretary of State and current partner James A. Baker III) joined the partnership. The firm has some 725 lawyers in about a dozen offices worldwide. Over the years Baker Botts has represented numerous clients from the energy industry, including Exxon Mobil and Halliburton. The firm practices in... More

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