I work in an open space layout. Other clerks talk all day and I cannot concentrate. I’ve asked them to stop and they refuse. How do I escalate this without starting a war ?
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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.
Has anyone used the attorney mortgage loans to purchase a house? I’m considering them but wanted to weigh the pros/cons and get some first-hand opinions
Being a lawyer is like “if i can just get through this week i’ll be ok” but it’s every freaking week
2nd year at V5 -- I can tell this pace is not sustainable but I need to stick it out for a bit financially... how to avoid burnout?
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?
Anyone else receive an email from their boss that is similar to the controversial Kirkland & Ellis email (google it if you don’t know)? If so, what did you make of it?
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?
Is it normal for managers take credit and insist on presenting your work to clients, not even mentioning that I did all the work?
Is there a practical limit to how much you can use the IRS standard mileage rate without triggering an audit? $0.535/mile seems excessive for older vehicles - do Uber/Lyft drivers secretly make bank?
Fish Fam.. hello to everyone, first post in here :) Curious to know how much hands on work does a Consultant do at top tier firms like MBBs ? (In terms of coding, excel and ppt work )
How acceptable is it in the community to borrow an SOs wardrobe? Does it ever turn into a source of tension in the relationship? Asking...for a friend 🙈
Is there a job in this industry that doesn't require so much talking/ communication? You do your work and das ittt
When the pilot gets on the speaker and says TBD on when we are leaving, but then 5 people stand up to go ask him the same question... do they really think he’s withholding information? 🤦♂️ Happy Monday
I see a lot of posts of people saying maybe the new norm will be working from home a ton more, but does anyone actually believe that?
In 2004, Trump said, "In many cases, I probably identify more as Democrat." He's switched his party affiliation 5 times. The Republicans should've disavowed and called him a RINO who infiltrated their party. I imagine they will in the event he goes to prison.
How do other associates out there draw the line between being meticulous and careful with your proofreading and not getting too bogged down trying to be perfect and thus waste time?
What’s the process for expense reimbursement in mercury? My status is approved but don’t see a reimbursement advice email?
Are target date funds worth it in terms of my 401k? Or should I allocate my funds elsewhere? What’s your experience
I‘d been laid off a few months ago. I had been already been interviewing with a new company at the time but didn’t tell them. I just signed my offer letter for this new company and wondering if I should now tell them or just wait for them to conclude my background check first?
I want to become a partner here in EY NY but I came from a different country, background and culture and I have few networks. What are your tips and advices to achieve this goal? Thank you!