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.
Where is the best place to see sample briefs? I’m looking for a guide to show a defendant met the minimum contacts test for jurisdiction
Do titles in Law firms (practice head, executive committee, managing partner etc) mean more pay for the extra responsibilities, or not necessarily?
Struggling with this whole work life balance thing. Is it possible to have a semblance of a life/hobbies? If so, how? Most of my socializing is honestly in the microcosm of the firm (drink nights etc)
Can I ask my senior associate if I’m doing an okay job? For context, we’re on several matters together and I want to correct any mistakes WHILE we’re working together, not ask about them after.
Recieved an offer to work in-house in a big (Canadian) market. Thoughts on starting out a career in law in-house? How difficult is the transition from in-house back to private practice? Any advice?
I hate it when you go out and the waiter asks "sparkling or still" and then before you can get a consensus some asshole just decides for the whole goddamn table. I like my Perrier!
Dealing with baglog What are some strategies for dealing with backlog? While working from home I've had a propensity to procrastinate and now have gotten behind on several files. I know I need to grind to turn them around before the clients asks for an update, but that's easier said than done during the day with conference calls, emails, and new "urgent" work that doesn't stop.
The California law school deans are asking that the new bar exam score (1390 instead of 1440) be applied retroactively at least to Feb 2020 (which they should) but are also asking to go back to July 2017. As someone who failed July 2017 with a 1439 and passed Feb 2018, I can’t help but feel so frustrated with the State Bar. Even if they do it, my swearing in date will still be June 2018 instead of Dec 2017, I still lost 6 months of my career even if retroactively I passed the first time.
Is there anyone who is a med mal attorney in the New York area? My niece went to the hospital complaining of abdominal pains, the hospital sent her home and said she had food poisoning. The pain persisted, she we to another hospital where they did MRI and found two large ovarian cysts. She had emergency surgery same day. Does she has a potential claim?
Anyone have those clients who ignore your advice, then what they want doesn’t get achieved. They reluctantly decide to go along with your advice and (surprise)get everything they wanted.
Anyone here successfully found a legal job abroad? In US looking to move to Netherlands or France. Any tips welcome!
Do juniors in big law typically foster strong partner relationships/have partner mentors? 2nd year at V50 and I’ve only worked directly for more senior associates on deals..(continued below)
Has anyone interviewed and accepted an offer just to get the tangible letter so they can get show it to their current employer? Don’t want to leave but severely underpaid. New offer is 35k higher...
I‘m an intern and I’ve got a presentation with a few senior leaders for the end of my internship... any tips on what to wear? So far my team wears t-shirts/casual wear for WFH but I feel like I should look nicer for this. Don’t wanna get laughed at if I show up in a suit and they’re in t-shirts though.
Ugh HUGE why do I need to record a video cover letter of myself to apply to you? Why can’t I email a resume and wow you in the interview and portfolio like everywhere else?! 😩
Anyone willing to refer me to another firm? Have privacy and Pmo experience for telecom and tech companies. Almost a year of consulting experience and prior cyber security work
Teaching in an inclusion coteaching model next year. Looking for tips and tricks to “share” the room.
Travel nightmares due to rough weather across the continental U.S + ineptitude of airlines feels like wkly travel to/from clients has to evolve. Has to be a better way to serve.
Has anyone’s managing attorney gone kind of crazy with micromanaging since covert COVID-19 has forced working from home to be a thing?￼
I just moved to the US, I'm not familiar with investing / trading. Anyone know of any good platforms / accounts to have to start trading? I think Deloitte don't allow Robin Hood. Thanks!
TFW you go on a date you think is mutually agreed upon as bad: awkward silences, a handshake goodbye, & no mention of ever seeing each other again. Then he texts you 3 days later for a 2nd date 😝