Legal Counsel 2yr+ at a publicly traded company in S.FL looking to make the move to private practice (real estate practice group). Any tips/suggestions to find success this upcoming lateral season?
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How do you deal with toxic opposing counsel? The miserable aggressive bully type who have to make things personal and attack you/your firm for no reason?
Anyone building mini tension-release breaks into their day? I am getting distracted and actively stressed out by the news but cannot ignore it.
Hi all, I worked at a big law firm for 4 yrs, and I’ve been in-house for 5 years. As a side hustle, I built a tool to improve efficiency for certain transactional lawyers and am looking to sell to those law firms. Are partners/law firms these days more willing to leverage technology tools to save time, even though they are sort of incentivized to bill as much as they can under a yearly billables model?
Anyone had experience joining military reserve while employed as a lawyer? Challenges leaving for basic, drills, etc.? I have a huge desire to serve, but don’t want to lose my job as a result.
Law clerk that was offered full-time employment at a boutique business litigation law firm that handles cases on contingency. Both partners are ex-big law and the only other associate clerked at the..
Is there such thing as a corporate solo practitioner? Like someone who does strictly deal work? I’ve only ever seen litigators.
Any advice to give a recent college grad who is taking a gap year before law school? Should they work in the legal field or try something different. What do you wish you would have done before ls?
Any way for a former ADA now doing commercial litigation at midsize firm to transition into big law 7 years post law school. Grades were not good enough for OCI as a 1L. Does that matter years later?
First Year Associate: Should I come into the office or not? The office is *technically open* on 12/26-12/27 after Christmas but no one on my team will be here. Do I need to come in?
Associates: Do you want partners to ask questions about your personal life? I don’t mean, like, hey do you have a girlfriend/boyfriend... more the “any fun plans this weekend” kind of thing.
How do you deal with working with a partner who makes aggressive or impossible promises to clients that you then have to keep?
Trying desperately to find an enjoyable podcast for my commute, but can’t seem to get into any of them. Any suggestions? Open to both legal/educational and non-legal genres.
Do you guys think there’s a reason why people choose to spend their money on cryptocurrencies instead of using it to invest in traditional assets like MFs or ETFs?
🐟 I did a really bad thing. I hate this project so much so I had to retail therapy. Bought an LV men's bag... I like it... a lot.... but it was so much. Buyers remorse. Even though it's beautiful.
Moms how did you think about when the right time is to have a baby? When you are comfortable with what you are doing or after promoted to the next level so transition isn’t as hard after mat leave?
Do consultants have an easier time getting into law school instead of business school since the consultant pool is smaller?
Do you guys ever think about how frequent flying affects our health (e.g. radiation)? I am a bit concerned
I’m socially liberal AF but I have to admit I don’t get/understand/buy the gender identity concept (i.e. there are 50+ genders). Okay, let the PC police and troll-mania commence. 😔
There are several children in my classroom who keep having tech issues. How can I support them without taking away from instruction time?
Won’t have enough pto saved up for thanksgiving and Christmas since I’ll be using it for a bachelors party and taking my mom to Europe for a week for her birthday yet Accenture is forcing us to take
Something positive! If you have been recently laid off and are looking for some leads, drop a note with what you’re looking for and let’s see if we can help each other out!
I hope everyone is holding up well either WFH or self isolating. Wanted to share with you a Spotify playlist we created with new music to help get you through your quarantine days.
How did everyone get their first strategic job? Seems no one wants to interview someone that hasn't had the previous title of strategist despite me outlining my relevant experience in my cover letter.
Anyone afraid of going back to face to face interactions? Manager going for the next level this year but feel like I lack experience in dealing with senior leadership on the client side. Haven't had any webcam meetings with them when interacting remotely
The concept doesn’t totally come together for me but much respect for magnificently trolling the NFL
Would you buy an Apple Watch gen 1? I got someone a Fitbit Alta as gift but just noticed it is not great and upgrading to Apple Watch wouldn’t be much more. (Gen 3 would be 2.5x)
Tax season is (almost) officially over. How did everyone fare? I'll start: ended up owing $4k. Thanks a lot, freelance gigs 🙄😣.