Anybody have any experience taking the Georgia Attorney’s Exam? I’m sitting for it in February and wanted to hear others’ experiences with studying and sitting for it
Moore & Van Allen
With regards to bonuses, at 2100 hours/yr, the firm I have an offer with offers bonuses 2x yearly. Does this mean going above and beyond, or hitting target hours as it sounded? I’d assume above/Beyond
It's so hard to know whether to make a down payment when partnership is two years away and a big question mark..
5th year associate. Nearly all my law practice experience is litigation. I am looking to transition from litigation to transactional work. What can I do to help myself transition to another area of law. Take a bunch of CLEs, attend events, do pro Bono work etc. (Specially looking to transition to comercial real estate transactional work). I do have an LLM in real property development so I have exposure to CRE
Thoughts on ending sentences with prepositions? I always thought it was an anachronistic rule, but then again, this is an anachronistic profession
I am injured party in an accident and finally settling my injury (minor) claim. However, I am going through separation proceeding with my wife and she is not willing to sign a release. I have asked the at-fault party to settle without release from my wife and I am not issuing General Release. They want release from all claims and also a release signed by my wife. Can they ask for it? Shall I accept it or file a court case? I am giving hold harmless document for statutory liens. cntd in comment..
Ever have a case go sideways and patiently wait for Robin Williams to walk in the door and quietly tell you “It’s not your fault”?
Thoughts on Juuling in your office (not in common spaces like office kitchen, water cooler, etc.) Go!
I’m a first year lawyer and I was hired by very prestigious firm about 2 months ago. Been working remotely for the last month. I feel like ever since day 1 I’ve been treading water. I have years of experience working at law firms, but now as an attorney I feel like a little kid in the major leagues. Simply put, I feel stupid because the caliber of work product is so high and I feel like my drafting is nowhere near their level. Sometimes I second guess whether I can cut it. Tips for a new lawyer?
How do you deal with lack of concentration? Any tips and techniques on how to stay focused during the day?
Good Afternoon and Happy Friday everyone! I work for a larger fulfillment center and I am tasked with coming up with some new ideas to do for team member engagements. Usually once a week we hand out cookies, chips or popcorn with Gatorade. This is for close to 1200 team members. Does anyone have any great ideas?
Have you ever had to work with an associate who’s clueless but whose father is a prominent attorney at another firm in town so she’s untouchable? I have :(
Litigators - what are the most frequent issues or mistakes that non-litigating attys make drafting contracts, structuring deals, advising on regulatory compliance, etc. that would prevent or avoid litigation if fixed or done differently? There's no feedback loop for the front-end work...
A non-alien resident cannot be a shareholder of a S Corp? But what about if he entered into the contract and has been a shareholder for 3 years and now the partner wants to (cont in comments)
Are my chances of lateraling to a V10 firm doomed? I'm currently 5 years old, top-performer, but my kindergarten was non-target.
What is big4 doing if your h1b is denied for extension? Do they send you to India office or ask you to leave firm? Or they try to find roles in other offices in different countries? Share your story..
Have you ever had trouble getting PTO to do an interview? I’ve said I have a medical thing and have a few doctors appts i need to fly back for. I’ve had two so far. My SM pulled me aside and said i
I am an elementary school teacher. My oldest son is feeling drawn to ECE. He loves children, loves to help in vacation bible school, wants to work directly with people to help them. Thoughts?
Per Diem rate for meals in the city I'm in is higher then what we are allowed to charge to the client. Can I write off the difference on my taxes?
How to say no to a job offer? I just am not sold on the company and it moved super quick. Currently am not happy at my firm but want to shop around more
Best place to exchange money? (Usd to euros) us airport? European airport? Western union in European city? I.e.?
Mixing in NYC: Heard City, Sound Lounge, or Sonic Union? Mixer recos at each place are appreciated too!
I’m concerned this is just going to reduce employee salary negotiation leverage and allow companies to pay everyone the same low amount. It sounds like the limitations of a union without the benefits.
Urgent QQ: Vegas, can I stay inside security from B gates to C gates? Orig flight cancelled now have 30 min connect with 3 kids under 5. TIA
When texting in the early stages of dating, do you text just to text or do you have a purpose for your texts? I just want to her to know I’m interested and engaged but not go overboard
Trying to sell a summer house in Mexico (Cuernavaca) but local market is stuck with the covid economic downturn. Any tips on brokers/sites focused on americans looking for houses abroad?
Anyone interview / work for McKinsey analytics? Recruiter reached out to me. Any thoughts / opinions?
Is it a real thing that companies won’t hire you if you’re too young at completion of MBA? Even if you got into a good school?
How did you negotiate remote wfh, need pointers for a conversation with my partner director. how did you word this conversation. Do’s and Dont’s
Had a third interview with CEO of tech startup last week. Now the HR manager emails me saying she wants me to 'hop on a call' with the CFO tomorrow. I already interviewed with him for the second interview. I'm not sure what to expect, it doesn't make sense that I would have another interview with him but I'm not sure what else it would be. Any ideas?