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Are all you associates getting crushed right now? I haven’t had a breather in months. No amount of bonus seems worth it right now

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Coming from someone who won’t get a bonus, I’m slammed and I would take any amount to justify what I’m doing

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Yes and the only thing keeping me going is that my husband and I are house shopping. “Think of the money,” I tell myself, while I work 12+ hour days, 6 days a week.

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Yup but I have paternity leave coming up, only thing keeping me going right now.

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Just when I think I can come up for air....

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Yep. Been billing 200-250 hour months every month since June.

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Oddly enough not at all, but I was last year even during the scary early months of the pandemic. My practice has some countercyclical elements.

Literally dying.

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