I work in an open space layout. Other clerks talk all day and I cannot concentrate. I’ve asked them to stop and they refuse. How do I escalate this without starting a war ?
Are my chances of lateraling to a V10 firm doomed? I'm currently 5 years old, top-performer, but my kindergarten was non-target.
This is not going to improve the general reputation of lawyers. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50757383
Any advice for dealing with difficult judges? Obviously I don’t expect judge to agree with me on everything, but a few of them just make me want to pull my hair out.
Has anyone used the attorney mortgage loans to purchase a house? I’m considering them but wanted to weigh the pros/cons and get some first-hand opinions
Being a lawyer is like “if i can just get through this week i’ll be ok” but it’s every freaking week
2nd year at V5 -- I can tell this pace is not sustainable but I need to stick it out for a bit financially... how to avoid burnout?
Flash poll of Biglaw associates. What’s your estimate of the percentage of Biglaw associates that genuinely aspires to become AND REMAIN an equity partner in a Biglaw firm?
Anyone else receive an email from their boss that is similar to the controversial Kirkland & Ellis email (google it if you don’t know)? If so, what did you make of it?
Thoughts on this from a legal standpoint? I've been wondering how the US Supreme Court will decide the employment discrimination cases for gay and trans employees on the basis of sex.
Any Illinois family law attorneys looking for help with pleading, motion or brief drafting? The contract attorney I work with is looking for more work. She's excellent! Comment with your email.
Looking for advice on making the move from US to Canada (AB). I’ve done some research and it doesn’t seem as if the licensing requirement is overly burdensome. Anyone have first-hand knowledge or know of someone who has made the transition? I’m currently in my fourth year of civil litigation PI, and my GF has about 2.5 years experience in criminal. I have Canadian family members.
Favorite easy Thanksgiving recipes? I was asked to bring a side dish for my family's meal and have this evening only to plan, shop, and cook. Easily-transportable please (no soups). Thanks fam!!
How do you deal with working with a partner who makes aggressive or impossible promises to clients that you then have to keep?
How do other associates out there draw the line between being meticulous and careful with your proofreading and not getting too bogged down trying to be perfect and thus waste time?
I’m starting a new job in the middle of November. Should I ride it out until the very end or should I wrap up 10/15 and then take a month off? I’m okay financially to go a month without a paycheck. There are so many rumors that there will be more layoffs in October. If I were one of the people to get laid off and got severance, it would be idea financially. It would shatter my ego though.
Feeling lost. Want to leave consulting but don’t where where to go. Have experience in ERP implementations and some cloud architecture/solutions. Any ideas? 2.5 YOE total. TIA
My uncle told the same joke three times. What a loser, right? Then my “funny” commercial came on TV seven commercial breaks in a row.
Anyone having trouble booking travel with old engagement codes? I don’t have the MCY engagement code yet. Should I just book with an admin code?
How did you bridge the gap in insurance when leaving public? My new employers plan does not kick in for a month after I leave. So is there a way to continue coverage during that period?
Desi folks: any ideas on landing a good exit while moving back to India? May not want to join my current consulting firm. Don’t feel excited to join a delivery center after being on the frontlines.
I feel so incompetent to mentor anyone especially when I don’t even have my own sh*t figured out. ugh. good night.
Guys, me again. Can you post puppy names with the pics? Would be fun to know name and if boy/girl to add to their personality 😍🐶
Any tips on networking with people from different regions? I’m ~3 years out of UG (Ivy league) at APAC looking to lateral to London either internally or externally.
Recommendations for Nashville? Doing a solo trip in the new year and looking for things off the beaten path (or just must see)!
I want to buy a bitcoin following all the retailers announcing they’ll take it. I also think a looming stampede of retail investors is going to cause the price to sky rocket as well. How stupid?