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Perkins Coie Interview Questions

Updated Sep 1, 2017
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    Tax & Trust Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Perkins Coie (Seattle, WA) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Initial interview was over the phone, I would have been relocating to another city if offered the position. Interview was with an internal HR coordinator / recruiter and lasted 45 minutes.

    Interview Questions

    • Elaborate on your previous roles.   1 Answer

  2.  

    Trust Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Perkins Coie in April 2017.

    Interview

    I was asked about my previous job experience. I was also asked about my education. I provided all information. I liked my interview. The interviewer was very nice. It was a positive experience.

    Interview Questions

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    Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Perkins Coie (Chicago, IL) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Standard interview process with the hiring person., followed by a more candid meeting with paralegals within the firm. This processed wrapped up with another one on one with the hiring manager, who was very informative and communicated what to expect in the days and weeks post-interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What percentage of my current job entailed business transactions on the corporate side.   Answer Question

  4.  

    Senior Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Perkins Coie (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    I submitTed a resume and cover letter online. I was notified by HR about a phone interview. During the call I was asked several generic interview questions. I made it to the next round of in person interviews.

    Interview Questions


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    Discovery Attorney Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Perkins Coie (Seattle, WA).

    Interview

    The interview was more focused on personality type than prior experience. They wanted to make sure they hired someone who would fit well with the existing team. Attention to detail was a big priority.

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Perkins Coie (Seattle, WA).

    Interview

    Interview process is standard to corporate, phone interview with follow up in person interviews that consist of about 2 hours. Takes a long time to get a response and interview process is lengthy compared to other employers. Expect delay in offer letter and response due to corporate structure and depending on season.

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    Conflicts Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Perkins Coie (Seattle, WA) in February 2016.

    Interview

    The recruiter was professional, personable, direct, and frank when she could be. We both knew I was overqualified for the specific position advertised, so the focus of the interview was about my long-term goals and whether I might be able to adjust with a shift in responsibilities. When I followed up, I was informed that the position was not filled but the firm had decided to condsider candidates at the time to fill it.

    Interview Questions

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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Perkins Coie.

    Interview

    interview with 5 attorneys, lunch with 2. 1 on 1, except for lunch. fancy lunch. treat staff well. judged by appearance a lot. The men are flirty.

    Interview Questions

    • If you weren't going to be an attorney, what profession would you choose.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    no negotiation. it's lockstep.


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    Legal Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Perkins Coie (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    Applied online and was screened by phone. In-person interview was basic one-on-one question and answer session with each attorney in the assignment. Some attorneys were strictly professional and others more casual. Receptionist was very polite and thoughtful upon arrival.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions focused on previous legal experience and knowledge of the practice group. Attorneys had copies of my resume and pulled questions directly from it.   Answer Question

  10. Helpful (3)  

    Political Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Perkins Coie.

    Interview

    Initial Screening interview followed by half day interviews at the firm. Half day interviews consisted of 30 minute interviews with associates, senior counsel, and partners at the firm. They got back to me over a month later to confirm I did not get an offer. It was difficult to read the recruiter.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked very specific questions regarding campaign finance laws, recent political events and elected officials   Answer Question

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