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?
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?
K work: I charge X amount per court appearance (flat fee)+ hourly billing. (Criminal) COViD 19 has allowed for telephonic appearance. Do I bill for appearance (as if in person)or put it under hourly?
Spending 2 wks Belgium, Netherlands & Amsterdam during Dec with my mom. Need advice on what to do & not miss as well as recommendation on hotels. And from a country to country travel perspective...
ladies! question. Are Mackinsey business analysts traveling resources? could they be compared to big 4 consultants? or are business analysts more on the operations side? Thanks!
Which is greater? Monday.com vs Asana vs Jira for global calendar view, ease of use and compatibility with slack?
Is there a job in this industry that doesn't require so much talking/ communication? You do your work and das ittt
Curious to know what everyone’s script writing process is/ if there’s a smarter way I could be doing it. Right now my first thought is always “ok here’s the concept now how do I visualize that idea.”