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Law Clerk Wants Room (by GKARL [PA]) May 15, 2019 9:55 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Deanna [TX]) May 15, 2019 11:13 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by GKARL [PA]) May 15, 2019 11:22 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Daniel [CA]) May 16, 2019 12:26 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) May 16, 2019 12:45 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by JB [OR]) May 16, 2019 12:49 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by WMH [NC]) May 16, 2019 7:35 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by RB [MI]) May 16, 2019 7:44 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Ken [NY]) May 16, 2019 7:49 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by plenty [MO]) May 16, 2019 8:13 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Jeff [CO]) May 16, 2019 10:49 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Robert J [CA]) May 16, 2019 10:52 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Oregonwoodsmoke [ID]) May 16, 2019 11:03 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Richard [MI]) May 16, 2019 11:23 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by RB [MI]) May 16, 2019 12:26 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Deanna [TX]) May 16, 2019 3:27 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by 6x6 [TN]) May 16, 2019 5:46 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Pmh [TX]) May 16, 2019 6:07 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Stephen [ON]) May 16, 2019 9:25 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Doogie [KS]) May 17, 2019 10:41 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Chris [CT]) May 17, 2019 3:16 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by WL [CA]) May 18, 2019 11:28 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) May 20, 2019 2:27 AM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by plenty [MO]) May 22, 2019 7:28 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by GKARL [PA]) May 22, 2019 9:07 PM
       Law Clerk Wants Room (by Danno [IL]) May 23, 2019 11:10 AM

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Law Clerk Wants Room (by GKARL [PA]) Posted on: May 15, 2019 9:55 PM
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Have someone coming by to see a room this weekend who works for a local law firm. I happen to know one of the partners in this firm which makes it easy to check references. Guy makes 18K a year and doesn't have a vehicle. He wants to move to the rooming house to be closer to work. It's a 20 minute walk from the rooming house to the job or a seven minute bus ride. He looks like he might be a good candidate for a long term stay as long as he keeps his job.

--209.122.xx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Deanna [TX]) Posted on: May 15, 2019 11:13 PM
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I know some people are squeamish about people in that profession, but I'd take him in a heartbeat. --96.46.xxx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by GKARL [PA]) Posted on: May 15, 2019 11:22 PM
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I thought about that as well, but if he checks out, I'll take him.

--209.122.xx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Daniel [CA]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 12:26 AM
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I think I would need more information. The salary mentioned qualifies him for a room that rents for $500 month and no more. At this point, he should not have any debts of significance. Then, how is his credit? I would want to verify that and his background check is clear and check his previous landlord, consider an in-home visit if practical. --24.130.xxx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 12:45 AM
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G,

Do as you like.

For me itís a hard no.

At the first sign of trouble the entire law firm will step in to crush you.

Been there. Never again.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by JB [OR]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 12:49 AM
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As long as he knows up front that you lay down the law and not him I'd take him (if everything else checks out).

"If you don't cause problems, like some in your business tend to do, we'll get along okay." --24.20.xxx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 7:35 AM
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I rented to one of the clerks of our own attorney's office (several lawyers.) I figured it would be a conflict of interest for them to represent her in any case against me.

(It was never an issue and she is still a FB friend of our biz page. She's a mature woman who has been gone for years.

I wrote a letter of reference for her to rent another apartment in another town when she left.) --184.188.xxx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by RB [MI]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 7:44 AM
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Ditto, BRAD 20. --184.53.x.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 7:49 AM
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That is $9 an hour,he could do better than that at Mcdonalds,I agree with Brad --72.231.xxx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 8:13 AM
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Seeking clients? Rare occasion to Avoid networking opportunities. --66.87.xxx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Jeff [CO]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 10:49 AM
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"At the first sign of trouble the entire law firm will step in to crush you."

Yup! --76.120.xx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 10:52 AM
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I rented an apartment to a "Law Clerk" working for a lawyer. After 7 years of a perfect tenancy, he finally took and passed the "Bar" exam becoming a lawyer. Now that he was a "professional" no good for nothing lawyer, he stopped paying the rent and reporting me to "Housing". It took me months to finally evict him. I left some very negative feedback on a review page for the law firm about this employee. Since the posting was accurate, the firm had to let him go..... --47.156.xx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Oregonwoodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 11:03 AM
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What sort of law firm? I had a lawyer as tenant and he was a very good tenant, but he was the will and document preparing type of lawyer, not an ambulance chaser or a litigator.

Law firms tend to be specialized. --98.146.xxx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Richard [MI]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 11:23 AM
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No way. Lawyers spell trouble. Those wanting to be lawyers even more trouble.

If you want, I'll tell you the story of the Red Flash, a lawyer I knew. It's a lesson worth remembering. --66.188.xx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by RB [MI]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 12:26 PM
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Lets hear it, Richard. [MI] --184.53.x.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Deanna [TX]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 3:27 PM
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Tell us a story, Uncle Richard! :) --107.77.xxx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 5:46 PM
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We love stories Richard.

GKARL, I am trying to remember if you said before you did not rent to lawyers. A lot cheaper not to own a car. I wonder if it is by choice. --73.120.xx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Pmh [TX]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 6:07 PM
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been a while since I got my law degree. no reason not to rent to a clerk. it continues to amaze me why some LL make the comments they do. Screen him just as you do with every other applicant and then make decision. --70.116.xxx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Stephen [ON]) Posted on: May 16, 2019 9:25 PM
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I agree with Brad, renting to lawyers is just asking for trouble. They have infinite capacity to sue, disrupt and harass you and your business. Don't do it. Heaven help you if there is a slip and fall. --70.30.xx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Doogie [KS]) Posted on: May 17, 2019 10:41 AM
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Agree with Brad. Even if they sue and lose, you still will be out time and money to defend. Risk is too high for me. --72.209.xxx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Chris [CT]) Posted on: May 17, 2019 3:16 PM
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In my experience lawyers are fine they tend to value their time. Now law clerks are a different matter, a lot of them are attorney wannabes.

I sold a house to a law clerk who promptly sued me after it closed. The only time I have ever been sued by anyone. So since they are not a protected class I will no longer do business with law clerks. --24.45.xxx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by WL [CA]) Posted on: May 18, 2019 11:28 PM
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A friend of my Dad sold a vacation cabin to two lesbian law students near San Francisco 20 years ago for $10k since he was retiring due to health issues. They stopped paying and he had to jump through a variety of lawsuits to get rid of them. PITA situation for an old sick Navy man who they tried to cheat over a $10K house. They are probably judges now. --174.65.xx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: May 20, 2019 2:27 AM
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Just like in-laws, you are renting to the clerk's "extended family" of experienced lawyers.

Sure some work out fine but it's not worth the risk. It only takes ONCE to ruin your business.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: May 22, 2019 7:28 PM
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How did the law student viewing go? Rented to him? Feedback? --99.203.xx.xxx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by GKARL [PA]) Posted on: May 22, 2019 9:07 PM
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Upon further digging, I uncovered simple assault charges in Arizona, so I passed on him. --172.56.xx.xx




Law Clerk Wants Room (by Danno [IL]) Posted on: May 23, 2019 11:10 AM
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Illinois right now is considering a bill that would make it illegal to deny a rental applicant or to reject any real estate transaction with individuals who happen to have any arrest record. --174.221.xxx.xx



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