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What is the largest amount of money someone could make just practicing law?

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Who is the world's richest lawyer?

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Sounds like a bunch of firms laid down the hammer today with salary cuts, no raises; furloughing of staff, etc

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Anyone else’s partners being extra bitchy right now? Like they are they only ones dealing with this situation. Hey partners, it’s not just you.

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COVID WFH has given me the work/life balance I always dreamed of. Productivity has increased and I get to have 3 meals a day with my spouse/kids.

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Are you guys able to work with a slight buzz?

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How is Kirkland poaching all these partners from other firms?

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Okay. Hi! New here. Consequential damages. Can damages from an injury on an elevator be considered CD? Hmmmm, I would think so but please, someone help?

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What do private equity lawyers *do*?

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Anyone losing motivation and/or the ability to concentrate?!?!

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A question for the small-shop attorneys, specifically the personal injury/med-mal practitioners. How does your firm handle compensation and bonuses/incentive payments?

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Feeling dismissed/ignored by partners as a junior sucks. How to know whether to take it personally (e.g, they don’t like me) vs. understand it’s possibly because I’m just a junior? At V50 biglaw.

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Has anyone done or considered real estate closing work on the side? I work a typical big law gig, so not looking to necessarily leave that. Nonetheless, it seems like easy money if you can get work..

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A few months ago, I conducted my first deposition as a first year associate. Opposing counsel did not know that it was my first deposition, but overheard someone on my team commenting (continued)

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1st year associate wondering if I want to lateral "up" in 1-2 years. I was bad at OCI and ended up at a below market firm but have good stats. How can I prepare and what are some considerations?

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Is there such a thing as "insurance law?"

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As a young associate, what do you do when one person (non-partner) keeps piling on small urgent tasks, and those tasks cause you to neglect other work (drafting a brief) for a partner? (Continued)

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First post. How's everyone coping?

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Associate attorney under a partner at an expense sharing firm. She wants me to go on my own and become an expense sharing partner. I’ve only been licensed for a year. SOS. Cont...

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Of all the gin joints in all the world, I really do believe that law attracts more prestige whores than any other profession

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