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How do you stay ahead of the curve in your practice? (More in comments)

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What will happen to the traditional notary after blockchain generated contracts are accepted into rule by all states?

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With all the talk these days about the vulnerabilities of data retention vs the requirements for data retention, whatever happened to the old offline tape drives full of condensed zip folders?

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Pro tip: write the correct judge’s name on your draft orders 😂 What’s the worst faux pas you’ve seen on a filing?

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To lateral in at a high level, do you need to go to a much worse firm?

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Many law schools and undergraduate universities are moving to a pass/fail system given the current circumstances with online learning. How will a firm view student who elected to do pass fail?

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The question is would associates and partners rather have a the firm be conservative and have a temporary reduction in compensation to preserve jobs knowing there is uncertainty about business flow

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Do people at firms with one/two offices (e.g. WLRK, Cravath, W&C, Keker) travel less or more than more global outfits?

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So I’m buying a house at the end of April, but I keep having thoughts of layoffs. Should I ask my partners what they see coming down the pipeline to see if I can back out?

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Endorphins from working out so essential now.

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Any US immigration lawyers struggling out there?

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Pumpkin pie is a seriously underrated desert: light, subtle, low-calorie

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Partners plan to lay off my assistant (and a few others). I didn’t go to bat for her, but didn’t feel compelled to either. Any advice on what to say or do for her?

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Thoughts on Latham & Watkins? Seems like they're really flexible about location / work from home

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Any 2018 big law associates waiting to file 2019 returns to get a stimulus check? I feel selfish doing so.

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What is different about practicing in Boston v. NYC

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An much more senior attorney at my firm made a mistake, but he blamed it on me when the partner asked. Continued below...

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Hi- any words of advice for a 3L graduating without any job offers into this market? I’m terrified. I was so excited to become a lawyer and then this happened. How do I stand out to employers?

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