Dear law firms: when your offices re-open, please allow jeans for at least a month. I’m not sure I fit my suits anymore and I need time to shed the 500 pounds I gained in the past 8 weeks. Thanks.
In my second year of private practice and I am worried/nervous AF all the time about deadlines etc. Does that ever stop or do you all just learn to ignore it?
Okay...here goes: I’m not sure if I just want to leave my firm or private practice altogether? For those of you who have contemplated leaving private practice, how did you finally come to realize that that was really what made sense for you, as opposed to just switching firms?
Need moral support and stamina: writing supp brief for a judge who refuses to understand the law. judge is hell bent on refusing to understand a complex case, has a 3rd grade mindset. Prayers plz.
Why so much hate against millennials? It seems the millennials in the legal profession are hard workers and would stay to become partner if the work conditions made it worth it, but people seem ...
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.
I don’t know who needs to read this right now but: there is more to life than work; your worth is not measured by how well you do your job; your job is not more important than your mental heath and wellness. (:
How did you develop mentor relationships with partners? I lateraled as a 5th year and don’t think I’ve made a single mentor at my firm in the last two years. I did have a solid mentor at my old firm.
Just sent an email to an authority stating in bold letters that the subject was “Comfidential”. Guess I’ll just resign
Is law school performance any indication of how good of an attorney you can be? I work at a boutique firm, and I get intimidated when Biglaw opposing counsel graduated at the top of their class...
NJ attorneys: I’ve heard you can simply notarize a document without submitting something to become a notary as you must in New York. What do I fill in? Any particular languages include or stamp I must obtain?
In-House Counsels - what’s been the best (or worst) communications you’ve had with your outside law firms during this crisis?
Will big law firms always care about law school grades, even for laterals? I am seeing job listings for 4-6 year associates and requirements still include law school transcripts and “top 20% of class”
So I've been quarantining at my parents' house since March, and the firm has begun toying with the idea of a return to the office by Oct/Nov/etc. I'm ~850 mi from HQ, and ~120 mi from a satellite office. I've been thinking about asking to work from this satellite office for a month or two after the reopening, which would give me a COL advantage and help me avoid the
Sometimes I hate myself for how negative I am constantly, especially when I’m around those younger than me. Anybody else get this guilt? Rough time for me right now
In talks with HR about a promotion to AD and I’m wondering what the common per yr salary is right now for rising ADs in NYC at large agencies? How much of a raise are people commonly getting?
Anyone know of any exit opportunities in the Utilities space? Large scale electric/gas for example.
Hi all, I am involved in a soccer league that is specifically set up for businesses to enter employee teams. Any advice on how to promote positive employee health and well-being ?
Starting a travel engagement to NYC (2+ months). Planning to stick with Marriott. Do you recommend the Marriott bonvoy credit card ? Currently offering 75k points. Thank you!
Anyone move from consulting to product manager? Any advice or just general thoughts on your move? I feel well connected to tech companies but not sure how to position my consulting experience
Do MBB Consultants get staffed on PMO work? (Including Strategy, Frameworks, Governance, and Operationalizing the PMO)
Is only the generalist track at MBB considered elite by future employers and colleges? Saw some digital roles but wasn’t sure if it carried the same weight or not?
Media 🐠, why do clients always wait so late to buy a Super Bowl spot? Is there a last-minute deal or something?
How can I tell if I'm doing okay? I never get negative or positive feedback, there are no reviews. Bit gun shy since last time I asked I got let go a month later still with 0 feedback (budget cuts)...
I’m currently considering going back to school to get a physics degree so I can take the patent bar. Any patent attorneys out there willing to share their two cents on this idea?
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