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accurate when the trials are at an early 9AM

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Is this really just an Attorney thing? :D

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How are the ladies on this bowl doing their hair? I love to leave my braids down, but I sometimes I sense a feeling that people don't consider it a professional hairstyle...

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Do I need to join AKA to move my career to the next level?

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I am debating lateraling in my fourth year versus sticking it out for another year or two. I am in litigation at an AM Law 50 firm (that operates like a boutique) and I find the culture pretty toxic (… more

This is not good. Wall Street Journal today.

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Anyone know of any public international law, human rights, or international criminal law opportunities?

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What city is everyone practicing in? I'm in NYC and it is not worth it lol

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If you had to guess, how many other Lawyers of color are there at the firm you work at? I work at a firm with around 22 other attorneys and there are only two of us who are POC

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Does everyone feel like they can be themselves or rock their natural hair or do you have to act and look more like a conservative professional? I always thought I had to act like my white counterparts… more

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Has anyone successfully lateraled into a state where they were not barred? I want to make a jump, but don’t want to take a bar exam until I have an offer from somewhere, as I wouldn’t be able to balance the study… more

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I'm licensed in New York, has anyone gotten a reciprocity license for Connecticut? How did it go?

Are there any firms people think help/best prepare you or help you stand out as a candidate for the move in-house? Looking specifically in Los Angeles

Has anyone ever quit and told their boss part of the reason is because of their white supremacy?

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Does anyone else wish they would have waited to have children until their career was more established? Trying to raise kids while working my way up is more than I can handle. It sounds awful but I alm… more

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I see TikTok filed their lawsuit which was obviously coming. Think they will win their free speech argument?

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How often does everyone have to pull an all-nighter? How do you keep your sanity and energy levels up?

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I haven’t been sleeping the past two weeks. So I lied and said I’m wfh and slept all fucking day. I regret NOTHING

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The longer I practice the more I am suspicious I’m in my villain arc

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Happy Sunday! Who's stuck working today?

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Watching Candace Owens reply to “God is good”
Proves so much. I’m gonna try it on fam at work

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Talking to a partner about a case when I said “is that your lunch? It smells fantastic” he replied “yeah it is I need you to leave so I can get to it” 🎯🎯🫠😅😅🤣

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I’m doing some doc review and am spooling up Amazon prime. Has anyone seen “Them”

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We have a new shareholder in our office. Since her first day, I just had a weird feeling about her. She gave me work and we set deadlines for turnaround. She was in my office the next day asking abo… more

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I’m pretty sure someone melanin challenged at my firm is in a cult. I’m leaving it alone but I kinda feel bad. I just don’t want to get sucked into some ,children of the corn…Yahweh Ben Yaweh, mess. W… more

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I love my lawyer buddies and co-workers but man, some of ya’ll are about as interesting as wallpaper. No one in this Bowl of course.

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What's the worst client outburst you've seen in court?

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I want to ask my Midwest national firm if I can move to a different office that is more diverse on the east coast. Some of my lawyer friends have said that I need to have an excuse like my fiancé’s jo… more

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Outside of Harvard, does the Law School you went to really matter once your career starts?

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How does everyone feel about being an Attorney? Do you like it, would you choose this career again if you had a do-over?

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Is anyone else burning the midnight oil? How many hours of sleep does everyone average? If I'm lucky I have time to get four to five hours in.

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