Have been going out with a colleague (we're both associates) for about a month; wondering whether to disclose...
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.
What do you do when you’re given a research assignment for a very specific question but you’re not finding any case law one way or the other?
The partner I work for gives me conflicting instructions or forgets his instructions, and then blames me for his unhappiness about a course of conduct I’ve taken in fulfilling his instructions. Cont’d
Does your firm include pronouns in the email signatures? If so, is it optional? Is it widely adopted?
Generally, the word "before" is a good substitute for the phrase "prior to." If I see "prior to" one more time, I will barf lol (I'm a legal editor currently editing a brief, so I thought I'd vent) :D
How do you deal with burn out? I’ve been going nonstop since the pandemic (including one month where I worked every single day including weekends) and I’m exhausted. Any tips on how to bounce back?
I've been practicing family law for seven years. I'm burnt out and looking for a lateral transition to something more fulfilling. Anyone know anything I can do with my skills that will enrich others?
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
Hey. For people who’ve moved laterally, how did you deal with the request for references from your current employer?
How difficult is it to move to Big Law if you’ve only worked at small firms as a junior associate? It seems like a bubble you can’t infiltrate if you didn’t make your start in big law during OCIs
How many people have taken a pay cut for a another legal job? After how many years? Best advice to adjust? Was it from private to public or larger to small? Any regrets? Are you still there?
What are some non-firm exit options for restructuring associates? Third year at v30 dreaming about a better future 🤔
You know you've become a crazy consult when you open a deck you finished hours ago just to admire your mad ppt skills.
Off the salary/rent threads- per month, how much do you make, where, and how much do you spend (on average)?
My H1B extension got approved. But I got an RFE for another H1B amendment there was filed earlier so that I could work in a client location from a different city. Anyone face this situation?
I don't know about you, but we are barred from our campus and don't have access to our rooms. What's something that you wish you would have remembered to bring home with you from your classroom?
My boss is with me at right now and I have a feeling he’s going to ask me if I’m interviewing for another (specific) job at my client, which I am. Do I lie? Or tell the truth? Help!
So I have had a couple of freelance gigs where I get pay by day, I always try to put at least 8 hours 10 when it’s a heavy day, but this new gig is expecting me to put 12+ hours is that normal?
Interviewing at google for a finance role next week. Been in m&a for about 4 years, and really want this job. Can anyone walk me through the process and tips? Worried that I don’t interview well.
Well, there you have it from Fox News itself. 155 sailors on USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive for coronavirus, 42 percent of all Navy infections
My therapist reco’d I see a psych to try meds for the 1st time (anxiety + depressive bouts). I formally had an ED and am terrified to gain weight. Guidance/insight from those who've been through this?