Seems like Denver firms have been on hiring holds (understandably so). Anyone have insight on when/if any firm will pick it up again? Was in third round of interviews when all this went down. Ugh.
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.
Being a lawyer is like “if i can just get through this week i’ll be ok” but it’s every freaking week
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?
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?
Is anyone here counsel at a bank? What practice of law were you in originally? Looking to make a move from biglaw but not currently in a banking regulatory practice - does it matter?
How do you mentally/emotionally work through making mistakes? I had a substantive miss today (misunderstood the comment I was asked to incorporate), and I haven’t been able to let it go all damn day...
I want to open up my own shop but worry about my ability to bring in business. I do securities law I don't want to go the plaintiffs route but really don't want to work for someone else any more. Any advice?
I past the CA bar and still waiting for my moral character evaluation result. After 6 months of my submission, I received an email requesting for more info about my past employment termination (my first job). Does anyone know how much details we should provide? Below is the request: (PS: termination was unfair but I don’t want to get into arguments with old employer) • A detailed narrative explaining the events and/or circumstances leading up, during and through your termination from Xxx.
How does everyone handle dealing with unrealistic deadlines on complex projects and realizing you made a few mistakes in your draft? Or am I the only one this happens to?
Anyone here ever worked with, or heard of Sila Consulting (NOVA area)? What’s the inside scoop on them, in terms of work environment?
Fellow fishy consultants, can buttiegieg BS himself to the highest office of the land???? If so this would be a huge win for consulting as it confirms all of us have not wasted our time here.
Travelling moms. So I just got staffed on a 100% travel project. I have a 13 mo Client site has a great on-site daycare . I'm thinking of bringing my baby M-T. ANYONE done this? Cont.
I haven’t had a salary increase since early 2015. What’s the best way to get a raise? Not in a major metro area, so jumping ship means going outside the industry.
Do many people use Twitter? If you were putting together a Consulting/Business focussed Twitter feed, who would you follow?
Okay ladies just got engaged 💍 and am starting to plan my wedding. Any advice or fun thing you did at your wedding/have seen at a wedding you’ve attended that you would recommend??
Hey Accenture 🐟 - how separate are your federal and commercial practices? Do you share buildings or floors, or are you pretty separate?
Looking for suggestions on professional maternity clothes. Also any tips on must have clothes in general. My belly is starting to expand and things are getting a little uncomfortable.
Gave myself some time to properly form an accurate opinion because I didn't want to jump to conclusions but after being here for some time, I can safely say. Man... working in Asia is shit.
Has anyone bought a car out of state and shipped it? Any recommendations for companies to do so? Not interested in Carvana or Vroom. Yes I could Google it but I trust the reviews of my fellow critical minded consultants more.
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