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Anyone have tips around setting up a bare trust? (And whether it can be done retroactively). My brother had me buy a property in my name in 2015, he paid for all of it and has … more

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Hi everyone— I’m an incoming law student and would love ANY tips on how to minimize debt during law school, outside of scholarships (e.g., day-to-day living, PT work after 1L). I was accepted to a T10… more

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(Asking for a friend) Friend is deciding between a graduate role at a top-tier law firm in APAC or a product manager role at a legal tech start up. Starting salaries are similar, culture at legal tech… more

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Any recommendations for labor / employment lawyers in jersey city, NJ area? Looking for representation in a perceived discrimination and unlawful termination case

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Do you recommend going to law school if you don’t have the intention of practicing law but want to go into government / policy roles?

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Hello! My girlfriend is going to be starting her 1L in August and is looking for a part time, remote position for living expenses. Going the staffing agency route for convenience sake. Any recs for st… more

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Hi! My best friend is struggling through her law school, just finished 1L and is seemingly in the bottom quartile. Any suggestions on tutor (in NYC) or how best I can to help? Thank you!

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Do you regret the amount of loans borrowed for law school?

I've been accepted into 1 T30 school (which would lead to approx $160K debt) and 1 T100 school (approx less than $100K debt).

I would prefe… more

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Best LSAT prep?

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Got injured at Equinox due to their equipment being old/ not checked and it breaking. Left a scar!! Any ideas how to get compensated? Small claims? I’m thinking of asking them to pay the rest of my ye… more

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Just graduated and passed the bar. Currently negotiating pay for an in house position at a public company in Houston.

What salary did you start off with in the Houston area recently in like positions?

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What are options for a US based attorney to live and practice in the UK for two years? My spouse wants to do a transfer program through their job so trying to figure out my options to avoid taking a 2… more

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So I’m at a work conference having a good time. Ive been checking my emails on my phone for any urgent requests. I got an email with scanned mail and I didn’t pay much attention to it until this morni… more

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My partner and I are married for 2 years, going thru divorce. No kids, no joint home/assets, and no prenup. My partner has student loans they took prior to us getting married but refinanced them during marriage - I am not a co-sig… more

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Opposing Counsel refuses to acknowledge me in any emails, doesn’t answer my phone calls, and does not include my name on the signature line on any documents even though I am the handling attorney on t… more

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Anyone at Skadden willing to connect? Have a quick question on the interview process

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“Summary dissolution”- divorce.
Does “property” means real-estate or bank account/stocks, etc as well.

Context- “property” less than $47k qualifies for dissolution, if not you have to go long-form proc… more

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Anyone knows and/or recommend a divorce lawyer in the Bay Area. Starting the process for an uncontested divorce. Please comment or DM me.

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37M- How to start a (mutual agreed) divorce process in California? Can I e-file? Do I need a lawyer?
(No kids, no joint assets, about 4.5 years into marriage)

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I need 10 to 20 minutes of help in reviewing an opposition to motion to dismiss. Any volunteers?

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Would anyone be willing to spend 10-20 mins with me to review my response to a demand/collection letter? Sincerely appreciate any help.

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Lawyers who began full-time work during or shortly before the pandemic...how connected do you feel to your workplace? Have you found mentors? What would you like to see change or improve as we move fo… more

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Won my first solo appearance in District court this morning!

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I just asked the partner if he got a haircut because his hair looks nice 🥴 why am i so cringe?? I swear I don’t know how to act around the partners lmao. Does this happen to anyone else or just me?

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I'm struggling with how to approach my manager about a raise I was promised. Does anyone have advice on navigating this kind of situation? I've never done it before. Thanks

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Do you ever feel like people treat you differently at your firm because of your age? Like reverse ageism? As if you don't know enough or aren't competent enough yet? Just curious if others hav… more

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Let's try something: Wisdom Wednesdays. This week's topic is: advice I'd give my younger self. What's something you needed to hear as a first or second year lawyer?

For me, it's th… more

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When you email the partner with a question on one of your cases and he responds “okay thanks” lol

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Hi all I am asking this question on behalf of my kid (yes they are kids even though they are 23 years old :))
Should you go to Top 3 ranking law schools with minimal scholarships (that takes care of your foo… more

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