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ABA should be investigated on antitrust grounds

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While we’re talking about loans - someone tell me why interest capitalizes when we enter repayment or change repayment plans?

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When are tuition rates going to go down? It's bad enough for big law attorneys doing debt financing--think about people paying full freight at New York Law School not in the top 5% of the class

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Tips for asking an acquaintance to help you get a job? I’ve applied to the position and set up a coffee date with the acquaintance who works at the firm but unsure of how to ask.

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How long should I have to bill/collect than one of the 3 partners at my firm before they take me seriously? 3 older male partners. I’m a younger female.

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If we closed the bottom 50% of US law schools, I'm pretty sure nothing bad would happen

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At an AMLAW 200 firm and referred a friend who is likely to get a job offer. What do firms usually offer as a bonus for referring a candidate they hire? I’ve heard it’s all over the place

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It's wild that law schools choose people on such myopic criteria

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Anyone ever heard of an associate making $200K fully remote from a different state? He’s experienced, but still.

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Anyone here an attorney in KY? Anyone know of any firms hiring in the eastern region? Live in too small of a town, not a lot of opportunity for a woman; little to no job postings on hiring websites.

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Physically unable to start monotonous work until right up against a deadline? Simple client letters taking you 3 hours? Cramming in your month billing in the last week? Get evaluated for ADHD.

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Thinking of taking a job that is a 55k salary in Chicago, (bonus may make 65), know no one but decent w/l balance. Should I be concerned with cost of living or just start the experience? Transactional

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Is partnership a worthwhile goal? Seems like the time/money trade-off gets worse, especially if you're trying to have a family

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NYC taxes so high... looking for exits in Houston at this point

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What’s the typical pay structure for non-equity and equity partners? Eat what you kill? Or something different?

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I had a dream that the building was on fire and the assistant at my office told me to stay and hold down the fort

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Never understood why people complain about taxes until I got to biglaw

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How many non-equity partners does Kirkland have? 😅

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Is it possible to transition to litigation / pro bono work after working in corporate / restructuring in big law?

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How do u approach debt with your spouse? Spouse has no debt (parents)& while I mitigated my costs, still came out w/ 150k. Have 70k left since married. Should they help pay? Big pot or separare accts?

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