Tax lawyer considering expanding practice from transactional tax to tax controversy. Thoughts, Especially in light of the economy? Would this increase my marketability down the line?
“Litigators fight over their clients’ money and wealth. Transactional attorneys help create their clients’ money and wealth.” Yes? No? Maybe so?
Is year-end an especially busy season for anyone? My accountant friends are losing it. I've always been on the litigation side so curious about the cadence on the transactional side.
Federal law - can you exercise supplemental subject matter jurisdiction over claims against Defendant B if those claims only relate to “anchor’” claims against Defendant A? PLS HELP CASE LAW PLS
Looking for resources/podcasts/articles to learn deposition skills to not feel like such a newbie. (I’m a plaintiff PI attorney).
Process of Service Question: When serving a company in France under The Hague Service Convention Article 10(a), is it mandatory to serve them in French?
Partner: "Are you good at PowerPoint?" Me: "I Excel at it." Partner: "Was that a MS Office joke?" Me: "Word".
It's so hard to know whether to make a down payment when partnership is two years away and a big question mark..
Dallas County law firm question.....how are your firms addressing the new order requiring businesses to ensure that employees and visitors (clients) are masked if they must be within 6 feet of each other? I’m seeing some pushback from all levels...partners, employees, clients. Curious about others’ experiences.
Anyone here took the Maryland State Component Exam? I’ve heard it’s open book and can be taken online and I’m wondering if I can juggle that while working full time at my firm.
I've been in lit for a few years now. Don't do much criminal work but every time the police call me my heart drops. It's been years and it still happens. Does this happen to anyone else?
Anyone been immersed in a firm PR disaster and not known what to do about it...happy hours are getting awkward
When is the best time to apply for full-time positions? I’m graduating in May/taking the bar in July and most attorneys I’ve been networking with are looking for immediate hires.
I think I have a crush on a coworker but I’ve been living with my current boyfriend for about a year now. I don’t really know what to do. I haven’t done anything about it but it’s definitely there.
Hello fellow Asian consultants. I’ve been mulling over trying to organize a get together for networking/fun but something a bit more purposeful as well...
I will be needing to interview before long and I have been told repeatedly I don’t make a good first impression. But no one has gone further with that. How can I fix it?
How easy is it to pivot from Tech Consulting with ~2 years experience to Accenture or MBB? Will it make sense to wait and do MBA then try to get into ACCN or MBB?
Anyone have the Dyson Air Wrap? I have been thinking about buying it for a few months now but the steep price is holding me back. If you have it is it worth it to you?
Elections make me feel like staffing: I’m excited for weeks and I can’t wait to see what the next thing will be. Then, every time, it’s a huge disappointment #EU
I understand everyone is busy and maybe I'm just looking in the wrong places. But it feels like finding a mentor in this industry is impossible.
What pays more at entry level, FAANG biz ops or MBB? What about at the next level (after 2 YOE or so)?
Awkward question to ask. I am in early third trimester. Had nausea until week 20 and would get annoyed a lot. My husband and I weren't intimate. It is too late to start having sex again? I am doing normal health wise and no nausea crap
What does off cycle promotion mean? When should you be eligible for a promotion? Sorry newbie here.
When a boomer talks shit, I remind them my generation wasn’t the ones buying homes we couldn’t afford
Meanwhile in local TV News: Sinclair broadcast group is peddling interviews from the Plandemic team to discredit Fauci. Sinclair operates local affiliate cross sections of all usual channels (Fox, CBS, NBC, etc), but use it as a conservative platform. Here’s what’s running on Fauci. I also recommend watching the Oliver clip in Sinclair. Fauci: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jul/25/sinclair-tv-stations-fauci-plandemic-conspiracy-theory?CMP=oth_b-aplnews_d-1 Oliver: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GvtNyOzGogc
Is it the norm for companies people interview for, even those who bring you in in person for an almost 4-hour interview with several members of the team, to fully ghost you afterward, even after a follow up? I find it extremely disrespectful. You go in knowing that the law of the market means you may not get the job, but you do invest time to interview, shouldn’t basic decency guarantee you at least a formulaic “thank you but we did not retain your candidacy” type of follow up?
Looking for some black knee high, waterproof/water resistant riding boots, wide calves, that I can wear to work all winter! Any recommendations? Ideally would like to pay less than $250