On Monday, September 15, 2008, I will begin my job as an Assistant State Public Defender in Walworth County. After just about one year of being without a full-time paying legal work, I will begin my first job as an attorney proper.
And a criminal defense attorney no less. :) Hells yes.
I'm psyched. The only bad part is that I'll be commuting an hour and fifteen minutes each way every day. Quite a drive. I think, however, that the job will prove more than worthwhile. It is a small office, which will allow me a lot of experience working different kinds of cases. I will also have a very interesting boss who will offer me direct training in everything I need to know. The work environment is supportive, which is important in a stressful job!
You can be sure that I will be writing more about this job as it goes. Nothing that violates the rights of my clients for privacy, but interesting things no less, I'm sure!
Yay! I'm going to be a real lawyer!