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Any DC BigLaw firms hiring for associates with felony prosecutorial experience?

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I work at a tech law boutique in Colorado. We only do commercial transactions and M&A. We’re hiring attorneys with 3+ years of experience. Must be barred or willing to be barred in Colorado. Thi… more

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Does anyone know what the dress code is for the upcoming CAALA Trial Skills seminar? Do people usually wear suits or is it business casual? Thank you!

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Applying for staff attorney position at big law. How much do they care about my transcript ?

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For those of you who are also first generation, who do you turn to for career advice, guidance, etc.? and how have your go-to groups/ people you turn to changed over time?

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Any tips on changing practice areas? I've been licensed for about 5 years and have been practicing in one area (and state) for the last 3 years. I recently took and passed the bar for my home stat… more

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Curious if this is just the case where I work but is the white collar group at your firm very…uhh.. white?

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Child of immigrants here - my parents worked very hard to provide for my education and for that I am very grateful. But they also put a lot of pressure on me growing up to study and eventually to grow… more

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Black male big law corporate associate here with a unique, some might call “ethnic” first name. Should I feel a way about certain colleagues never using my name in email correspondence, when they comm… more

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Does anyone have any insight regarding compensation for the “of counsel” position? I’m specifically looking for insight from those in California. Thank you!

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What’s everyone’s experience working with the DEI director/coordinator? I’m having the worst time ever. They just can’t seem to get on the same page.

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Is it ever too early to make partner? I left a senior associate position after 2.5 years as I was miserable. I’m coming up on 2 years with a solo, who approached me about my interest in partnership. I… more

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Male POC here. This may be a personality thing but I’ve had a hard time being myself/collegial with people of authority at work. Outside of work I’m social and outgoing and by no means am I a shy or q… more

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Any one here based out in the Middle East? If so, what's your experience. Would you recommend it. I am 32F - African Descent planning to relocate to the UAE.

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Any recommendations for a career coach? I'm a mid-level looking towards promotion to senior associate so looking for coaching on management and bd (but not opposed to advice on exit opportunities… more

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Black girl here in Big Law. I scheduled a hair appointment for long feed-in braids next week and literally just got an email about a social hour my firm is doing the following day. This likely isn’t… more

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I’m gonna be a moderator on a panel of partners re : to offer practical advice for developing and maintaining excellent client relationships and building a strong book of business, targeted to young … more

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Question for those recently hired in big law. Do you feel you are being given special help/mentoring, sort of being "groomed"? Have a vague feeling that I was hired as a charity exercise for… more

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Juneteenth is approaching and I was really hoping to allow myself to take a break to be present in joy but even though my firm’s offices are closed, it seems like people still want to hold meetings an… more

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I am considering transitioning to private practice from DOJ after six years. Are firms hiring POC prosecutors from large metro areas, who focused on international organized crime and money laundering?

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I am so sick and tired of ALL the white people writing colorfully about how they failed the bar on LinkedIn for accolades praise and marketing! I can’t even begin to fathom the kind of privilege that … more

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It seems like every firm advertises that they support diversity and inclusion. What does your firm actually do in terms of mentorship or other programs for diverse attorneys and do you find it actuall… more

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What should I be reading or researching? First gen lawyer here, always been small firm. I’m at a 2 attorney firm now and was just approached about becoming a partner. The boss wants to clean up the bo… more

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One of my legal interns (POC) is really struggling with basic research and writing skills to the point where his work needs several rounds of edits to point out the same issues that aren't being a… more

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Hi everyone - I am looking for a new corporate and or tax associate role (preferably at a law firm), and would appreciate your support. Thank you in advance for any connections, advice, or opportuni… more

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After five years of private practice, I am leaving my law firm job (AM 100) for a pharmaceutical company (Fortune 100). I will be joining the pharmaceutical company’s M&A and Licensing team. I a… more

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A partner that I work with has repeatedly called me by the wrong name. He has done it twice on a call with a client. I always correct him when it happens but it bothers me that he cannot get my name r… more

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How do you keep your spirits up after multiple rejections in interviews? Over the last year I have gotten to ELEVEN final interviews with big firms but I can’t seem to close the deal! In the interview… more

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A&P officially recognizing and observing Juneteenth as a firm holiday this year and forever. ✊🏼

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Does your firm consider Asian Americans to be POC for purposes of partnership promotions, etc.? I have multiple times now been purposefully staffed with other POC (non-Asian) attorneys and have been t… more

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Anyone here at Holland & Knight? I’m considering a move but have recently read stories about mass exits by Black attorneys - no one has really explained why. I’m a Black female, looking to move fo… more

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How much weight do you give to a Company’s former/current employee reviews on Glassdoor? I have a great opportunity and interview lined up, but the reviews consistently refer to “toxic work environmen… more

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Considering applying for some law firm Director of Diversity positions. I have about 16 years of DEI work experience but alongside the practice of law (law firm, then in-house). Any idea how much su… more

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I'm considering lateraling to Fenwick. I know it's the right move based on the type of matters I would like to work on but I'm not sure I'd have the same level of support that I receiv… more

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Real Question: how do you bill your time when you can’t focus on work because the verdict came out and you’re feeling a mix of ALL THE FEELINGS and you really just want to go for a walk or take a nap?

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Anyone else feel guilty for wanting to follow your dreams? Doing so will require me to walk away from my family responsibilities.

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Anyone know of any all non-white medium-to-large sized law firms in Colorado?

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Moving to a brand new city, w no legal network or mentors in the area. Struggling w lateral firm selection. Was going to reach out to fellow law alumni in the city to request thoughts on job offers. T… more

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How's everyone doing? I was on social media today and reading about the Adam Toledo video and it took me back to last June, which on top of the pain from seeing this racist system continue to win … more

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