How many of you have actually read the entire handbook? How long was it? What was the hardest or easiest part of the handbook for you?
Best way to bring up the sloppy work of paralegal w/partner? He doesn’t mind bc he isn’t super type A but I’m constantly spending hours cleaning up things she did wrong or can’t master (simple doc formatting..). She doesn’t see the urgency or importance of clean/mistake-free work & partner won’t reinforce anything I request/recommend.
If you have your dream job, what is it, how did you get there and why is it a dream? For those on the path, please feel free to contribute. Thank you.
Genuinely exhausted and hyper stressed by the impeachment proceedings and primary election process. But I need to follow the news for work- can't just ignore it. Any suggestions on how to deal?
Anyone start their career doing corporate/transactional work and now do something completely different?
I like my firm/boss, but hate the work my specific group specializes in, should I look to switch groups within firm? There’s no crossover in work between groups. What’s best way to approach with boss?
If you are an associate assisting on a file, you get cc’d on all emails and take time to read them and stay up to date, however you aren’t actually replying to the emails or doing any billable work. But you need to stay in the loop for when you need to eventually draft a document and know the facts. How do you record your time for these emails?
Want to try to get into plaintiff side employment law. My civil experience is limited to plaintiff side commercial litigation(federal). I also have prior prosecutorial experience. (Cont)
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
What do y'all think of the contingency fee model in commercial litigation? Does it work or not work? Any firms known to do it well?
Best part of having to wear a mask during depositions is getting to secretly make faces at opposing counsel when they ask stupid questions.
Please ensure all time is entered, finalized and released every 24 hours at an absolute minimum. Thanks
Here's a perfect example of the hypocrisy of big law firms that are busy perpetuating social and racial injustices while simultaneously holding themselves out as champions of social causes. The partners of these firms should have a bit more foresight. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2020/08/26/florida-pays-17-million-so-far-to-defend-felons-voting-law/%3foutputType=amp
Just moved to a floor without white noise machines -- you really never know what you had til its gone!
Interview with Deloitte Tech Strat. Will the case be tech-focused or could it be non-tech focused? Any advice for prep in couple days is appreciated
Market value of a Deloitte senior consultant, 4 yoe, at other B4 or industry roles? Current TC is 110k, primarily federal project experience
TFW you checkin on a Sunday evening so you can relax and be ready for Monday but find out Liverpool team is staying at your hotel
is it ok to wear a nose piercing (a small stud) in the office or should I cover it? HR said there's no firm policy on body piercings and just use good judgement
At what level would you say is the best time to exit out of consulting? I really value a work life balance and envy my clients who have it.
Expected salary going from S1 to S2 in Risk Advisory in NYC? I’ve checked Glassdoor and seen a wide array of numbers.
Edward Jones advisor with 30 million AUM and roughly 250k gross production. Been there for almost 4 years. Got an offer at Merrill Lynch to take over a 100 million dollar retirement transition plan in 5 years, or to join a 5 person Merrill Lynch team that manages a lot. Pros to EJ: Have my own office, a year or two away from partnership, great office setting and client satisfaction. Pros to Merrill: Bump in compensation, additional tools and services w banking, ability to take over assets.
Saw a lady today be escorted through security to her first class seat (same flight as me lax to jfk) on arrival escorted through the airport to a different exit (lucky coincidence I saw her again)....
Just realized I used all my lives ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ to collect as many tokens as possible but forgot to find the princess...
Landed a sr strat job offer in Los Angeles for $100K but no relocation package moving from NYC. Don’t have a lot to move but moving across the country still costs. Advice on how to proceed.
I spent today at a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) training with Katie Novak. It was worth the 5:50 am alarm in July! THIS is how I want to teach!
Recommendation: if you suck at public speaking, take some improv classes. I've been taking them lately, and they've helped significantly.
Personal question-- do any of you bring your vibrator along when traveling for projects? Or would that be strange to do?