Anyone else open to discussing salaries? I was the only associate in my small Texas firm (3 attorneys including me) and paid $40,000. Promise of bonus, but no show. I felt like that was way too low.
Cullen and Dykman
If you have your dream job, what is it, how did you get there and why is it a dream? For those on the path, please feel free to contribute. Thank you.
Genuinely exhausted and hyper stressed by the impeachment proceedings and primary election process. But I need to follow the news for work- can't just ignore it. Any suggestions on how to deal?
They say 97% of all civil lawsuits settle. Have you found this to be true in your practice? What circumstances push a lawsuit to trial?
Anyone start their career doing corporate/transactional work and now do something completely different?
Want to try to get into plaintiff side employment law. My civil experience is limited to plaintiff side commercial litigation(federal). I also have prior prosecutorial experience. (Cont)
What is the most you’ve ever billed in one month? Did you have to overcome any mental or physical challenges during that month? how often do you come close to hitting or eclipsing your billable PR?
I've been on the same litigation for five years, literally since I started practicing. Hardly done anything else and feel stuck. How do I get out of this?
Did anyone heard (through the grapevine perhaps) of any expectation of long term adverse effects of Corona on our line of business?
Is anyone looking for a trial tech?? I have a great company I’d love to recommend! They do trial technology, help with voir dire, help with case strategy, and do all video editing!
My assistant just did a BIG no no and didn't send out a suit that needed to be mailed and delivered by this Friday ( SOL) issue. It was sent to her last week. She put it on the desk for UPS to go out but they didn't come and she never told me or anyone. How do I deal with this?
Lawyer or Attorney? Any difference between the two words in your mind? How do you refer to your job?
Curious to see how many L&E associates out there and if you’re at boutique or full service firm? Pros/cons?
Speaking with some high school students tomorrow about law school and the practice of law. I’m in a small PI firm, so looking for some non-cynical but honest advice from other practice areas/firms.
<First year associate here. I’m sure everyone’s answers will be different but how much did you all bring in your first year? I’m trying to get an idea if I’m doing okay considering I’m a couple months shy of my one year and I still feel like I never know what I’m doing. 😭🤦🏻♀️
What’s the shortest amount of time you left a new job? What happened and how has that impacted your career now, if at all?
For Marriott Bonvoy, is there a way to use your free night plus points? Trying to stay at a hotel that’s 50k points and the free stay is only for 25k
My brother was fired for “performance” last week after 1 YOE at a boutique. He suspects the real reason is CV19. He is quite down, and feels his career is over. 🐠-any words of advice to offer him?
I'm so sick of getting compared to only females I work with. We aren't even the same staff class and my manager always groups us together whenever he talks about the work I'm doing
On a federal project from commercial practice, what is this crap on cap on hotel rates. Stuck with a tired hotel. So much appreciation for peeps in Federal practice
Funny Question- Any idea if Microsoft uses Salesforce as internal CRM or for any other module such as service cloud/KB
Which Hogwarts House do you belong in and why? ...because this is far more representative of your personality than any Myers-Briggs test :)
Ever flown a spouse or your kids out to join you on production? Can they stay in your hotel or what’s the deal?
Boss just told me to stop working on the only matters I have. Is this the eventual road to being laid off?
Favorite comfortable, supportive and cute shoes? 8 months pregnant and I’d like something a little more supportive and comfortable than my normal shoes but I’d still like them to be cute!
Will be moving from Toronto to Chicago - should I keep my Air Canada account (I have status) and continue accruing with them, or switch to United/others?
Does hookup culture stop at a certain age? Going on a date with an older guy and not sure what to expect
What's the customary procedure to submit a 2-week notice. In a paper letter or an email? This is the first job where I'm making the decision to leave (versus getting laid off)
Curious, how do you folks structure your job hunt? E.g. Wk 1-4 interview prep, wk 5-8 networking, wk 9-12 apply to jobs? (Cont’d)
Goals this year include becoming more familiar with project mgmt principles. Should I pursue the PMP or something else? What are some of the best resources?