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Is meeting with the managing partner considered to be the last step before an offer?Tips on meeting with a managing partner welcome!

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How do you deal with mediocre white men who are pushy know it alls? 🙄

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Homophobic attorneys of color are the worst. You have the option of just leaving me alone and if you are saying or doing anything to make my career more complicated… you may get more Cookie than Ru Pa… more

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How many billable hours has everyone been putting in lately?

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I work with a partner who constantly uses outdated white America-centric colloquialisms that I either need to google to understand what he’s trying to say (e.g., obscure equestrian or hunting referenc… more

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Laid off in January and have had 0 luck landing a new role. I’ve applied to approx 35 in house jobs (one interview, made it to the final round, didn’t get it simply because other candidate had more YO… more

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POC Associates in biglaw who thrived even with the odds stacked against you and disproportionate levels of criticism and doubts about your ability from ur supervisors. How did you do it?
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I’m a public defender looking to go to big law. Any advice?

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Does anyone have any thoughts on Latham and Proskauer funds group? RTO policy, WLB, billable requirement, etc?

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Any recommendations for DEI education speakers for a law firm?

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If you are in a position to manage up, how do you get the support of your boss to help you to meet your objectives?

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I think I’m just going to start cursing our partners that are A holes. They have me messed up in real life. If I don’t let my momma talk to me crazy… you for sure better watch your ever loving tone.

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I'm a new associate, just started about 8ish months ago and am the only Latina in office. Since this is my first big girl job, I'm just not sure what the culture of a firm is generally like (o… more

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I am the only black associate in my practice group (10> attorneys). I do not feel that my practice group leaders have a vested interest in my success. Any tips on how to feel more connected to seni… more

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Anyone have a sense of whether, in biglaw, corporate or litigation is more diverse?

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How much experience do you think one needs in order to be taken seriously enough to step out on their own and open their own firm?

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Does anyone have dreams that you're still in law school but you've somehow forgotten to go to the most important class and do any of the work? Now it's too late to drop the class and if yo… more

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Pros and cons of opening your own firm after in house and BIG Law experience. Go.

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How does everyone find time to hit the gym? I feel like looks are important and I know I need to be hitting the gym several times a week but I am having trouble finding the time, energy, and motivatio… more

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Okay, I could use some non-biased opinions, I have several Associates reporting to me and I have been having an ongoing issue with one young lady. She is late, pretty much every day. She doesn't h… more

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Happy Saturday...afternoon, who's been working all day? 🙋🏽😟

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How many of you practice in Washington state?

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With the Apple lawsuit in action, I thought this might be a fun poll question. Are you an Apple or an Android user?

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On a scale of 1 to 10, how happy is everyone with their career? Like, would you make the same decisions/sacrifices for your career if you had a do-over? I'm starting to really regret some of my l… more

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Thoughts on Alina Habba: is she just a horrible attorney or is she secretly a genius who is setting herself up for a lucrative media career?

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Let's have a little fun. What was the greatest or worst courtroom outburst you've witnessed or heard about?

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How much pro bono work does everyone do?

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Does anyone do any mentoring? I know when I was in school and just starting out my career, I couldn't find any mentors, at least not any black female mentors, so in other words, I couldn't fi… more

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Does anyone have any opinions on the Fani Willis scandal? Should she have been allowed to remain on the Georgia Election Interference Case or not?

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So let me get this straight. Congress is spending tens of millions of dollars to investigate a recovering coke heads nudes because they don’t like his dad? How is this ethical or legal. The speech and… more

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Anyone have any side gigs that can generate some spare cash? I’m trying to buy a house 😅

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Is it normal for a firm to put associates on PIPs for anything less than 1850 hours? I ask because I read a report showing that big law firms are averaging less than this across the board.

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I’m transitioning from clerking to a mid size law firm in Chicago. The billable hours are 1800. Any advice on how to (1) succeed as a junior associate and (2) manage my expectations around work/life b… more

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Anyone else think about dating again to basically pay half rent? Then remember that could require you to give up your peace and sanity?

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I’m a fairly new attorney and I know its a new & long ride but I am so over the constant critique. I think I’m very receptive to constructive feedback and welcome it, but after hearing critique fr… more

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