Our evaluation and interview process is designed to enable both you and the firm to make a well informed, confident decision. Interviews are traditionally conducted in our original Dearborn office. Our interview process consists of a one-hour discussion with partners and associates from the firm regarding your background, education, employment, strengths and weaknesses, and ambitions in the legal profession. Additionally, the interview affords you the opportunity to see, hear and learn about the firm in greater detail from different perspectives.

Offers for summer or full-time employment are made promptly after the interview. Throughout the year, we encourage interested hires to reach out and speak with attorneys from our firm, whether by email or phone.

Our interview process is very much a two-way exchange of information. It is very important to us that we make offers only to candidates who have the potential to thrive in our environment, and it is equally important that candidates who accept an offer do so because they truly believe John R. Foley, P.C. is the right place for them.

Although grades are always a factor, we seek hire students who, through their application package, have demonstrated that they possess the qualities necessary to succeed in the practice of law, sometimes even despite a less-than-stellar academic record. Real-world experience is always important to us.

Once an associate with John R. Foley, P.C., every attorney begins on an equal and level playing field, regardless of academic record, schools attended, or any other factors that may have been considered in the decision to hire. Each new hire is expected to rise to the challenges of the practice, and to prove herself or himself capable of learning, growing and exceling at representing our clients’ interests.


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