My husband and I are hoping to have a child soon, but I don't want to get off track at work. I'd love to know how others have handled the transition to motherhood while competing to make partner.
Where is the best place to see sample briefs? I’m looking for a guide to show a defendant met the minimum contacts test for jurisdiction
Do titles in Law firms (practice head, executive committee, managing partner etc) mean more pay for the extra responsibilities, or not necessarily?
Struggling with this whole work life balance thing. Is it possible to have a semblance of a life/hobbies? If so, how? Most of my socializing is honestly in the microcosm of the firm (drink nights etc)
Can I ask my senior associate if I’m doing an okay job? For context, we’re on several matters together and I want to correct any mistakes WHILE we’re working together, not ask about them after.
Recieved an offer to work in-house in a big (Canadian) market. Thoughts on starting out a career in law in-house? How difficult is the transition from in-house back to private practice? Any advice?
I hate it when you go out and the waiter asks "sparkling or still" and then before you can get a consensus some asshole just decides for the whole goddamn table. I like my Perrier!
Dealing with baglog What are some strategies for dealing with backlog? While working from home I've had a propensity to procrastinate and now have gotten behind on several files. I know I need to grind to turn them around before the clients asks for an update, but that's easier said than done during the day with conference calls, emails, and new "urgent" work that doesn't stop.
The California law school deans are asking that the new bar exam score (1390 instead of 1440) be applied retroactively at least to Feb 2020 (which they should) but are also asking to go back to July 2017. As someone who failed July 2017 with a 1439 and passed Feb 2018, I can’t help but feel so frustrated with the State Bar. Even if they do it, my swearing in date will still be June 2018 instead of Dec 2017, I still lost 6 months of my career even if retroactively I passed the first time.
Anyone have those clients who ignore your advice, then what they want doesn’t get achieved. They reluctantly decide to go along with your advice and (surprise)get everything they wanted.
Anyone here successfully found a legal job abroad? In US looking to move to Netherlands or France. Any tips welcome!
Do juniors in big law typically foster strong partner relationships/have partner mentors? 2nd year at V50 and I’ve only worked directly for more senior associates on deals..(continued below)
Of all the gin joints in all the world, I really do believe that law attracts more prestige whores than any other profession
Does PWC plan to have any layoffs? Is it true there no layoffs during the housing recession 2008-2010?
Check on your friends at Robinhood, with Covid19, Leap Year, and Trump, they are basically working as hard as doctors right now.
The 40 hour work week is becoming less of a reality. The strain of our industry is leadership not understanding the time required to stay "innovative", up to date with trends and new tech, Cont...
Should I leave the work-life balance and stable job as a Lead Associate at Booz Allen for an up or out Senior Manager role at Deloitte? Is it worth the risk?
For those of you who started a business while working at a big 4. Did you have to disclose that and at what point?
I have an exit interview coming up. Ive never experienced as many microaggressions as I have in this place, and it not only made me uncomfortable, but messed with myself worth in a bad way which took a toll on my mental health. Should I mention the specific incidents that happened on the exit interview but not name names? Should I just let it go? I want them to know how shitty the culture that allows this is.
For those who are an Equity Partner in your firm: What was your final year Senior Manager / Director base salary + bonus and what was it year one of Partner?
looking at a position in a boutique consulting firm focused on Oracle product implementations. Any ideas what to expect or exit opportunities after? I have B4 and industry experience at this point
Would you still get Away luggage after reading this? https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/5/20995453/away-luggage-ceo-steph-korey-toxic-work-environment-travel-inclusion
Anyone hiring a Senior Producer or above in NY tristate area for video, photo or audio production? Friend is looking for work.
Trying to do some freelance on the side. What’s a good hourly rate for a copywriter with 3 years of experience? It’d be work such as writing articles, web copy, newsletter copy, and IG copy.
Thinking of leaving the education profession and getting a law degree. It’s just a viper pit and it’s not okay to spend your entire life feeling unappreciated.
Are there any women here with PCOS? If so, how have you dealt with it in general? But more related to advertising, how have you proactively tried to minimize stress at work as to not flair symptoms?
Today I listened as the client said to partner"this is just too much work for me, we will need to eng you for non-attest svcs" effectively screwing my December up. (Cont.)
Has anyone taken the UX Career Track boot camp from Springboard and if so, would you recommend it? Did you use it to transition into UX design or add skills to your current role?