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Any recommendations to make sure I get a good year-end review (and raise)? Im a second year attorney at a good firm doing insurance defense. I have no billing requirement. My firm doesn’t really do bo… more


I worked FT as a paralegal and went to law school in the evening. I recently interviewed at a small ID firm in employment law with about 9 attorneys. They asked for a writing sample. I dont have anyth… more

For those who like litigation, but not personal injury and premises liability claims, why areas are you feeling the most traction in while looking for lateral moves to other firms?

For those that went in house with an insurance company how many years of experience did you have and how is it? Frankly it seems attractive to me: slightly to better salary, no billables. Nor am I att… more


I have another question - I’ll be going to a mid size ID firm that also does crim defense, family, environmental, and more. I get a bonus if I bring in business. How does that even happen?

Had a trial where it looked like everything went well, then the jury comes back with a runaway verdict. How do you handle that? If you can look back and say I did my best, do you just chalk it up to … more


Any advice for a judicial law clerk who is starting law career in ID this fall?

Equity Partner at ID firm. I regularly give work to exp. Special Counsel. 6 mth later atty wanted to return cases bc starting to get own work. I told her great news but I couldn’t take the cases ba… more

I am a fourth year attorney and am on track to be partner of a small but well established ID firm in 2-3 years. Our bread and butter is ID but I have the freedom to take on any matters I like.
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Opinions on Clyde & Co? Bonus points for Miami office. Looking for info on WLB, autonomy with work, level of difficulty billing enough for bonuses, general satisfaction, any interesting or unique … more

Hi, iam joining ID firm and am very new to the billing world. What are some helpful tips that you can share with me? Also, in general, what are some things that you wish you knew when you first starte… more


Standard bonus - I’m at a midsize firm (30 attys) with a 1920 billing requirement and no information on bonus structure. I will bill around 2300 for the year and have no idea what to expect for a bonu… more

Insurance defense deductions - Billings wants to write off my time because I worked more than 10 hours in one day. What are some ways to avoid cutting my time?


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Litigation associates - what are some of yours best billing entry phrases for preparing for and taking a deposition?

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How do you keep your carriers from Vomitting Money? How do you tell carriers that they are only feeding the Beast by paying “cost of defense”?


I am a very new insurance defense associate (week 6) and never really planned to practice in this area. I have an experienced mentor but he’s not super approachable. Any advice or resource recommendat… more

Are your clients more or less inclined to settle during this pandemic? I feel like they are more inclined... maybe it’s just the time of year?

I have worked in house for an insurer for 20 years plus. New to this group but excited to see dialogue and networking opportunities.


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