Have an associate 2 years junior to me with whom I work frequently.. they seem to make an intentional point of not responding to my emails (but promptly responds to client, partner, etc), but 75 percent of time will eventually do what I ask. It has become a distraction. Generally I get good upward reviews - I’m respectful of juniors and expect them to have a life, etc. I’m unsure why the passive aggression. Any tips on handling or do I have to just deal with it? I’m worried about a confrontation
Messed up my public trust eqip. Forgot to list an expunged alcohol charge using a fake id I had in college four years ago bc it was expunged. I realize that I was supposed to report this and told the investigator I honestly didn’t remember because of the expungement. Do I have any chance of getting the public trust now? I already have an interim.
Need to change my job so request you all to please refer me in your companies....
Tech Stack - Power bi,Tableau,sql
Yoe - 6 yrs 4 mnths.
Current Company - IBM.
Alright. Who is the big 🐡 who got Odwalla? Reveal yourself so I can give you a reluctant high five. ✋✋
Planning to visit Tyler with my family. Any thoughts on where to get AirBnB (downtown or south Tyler). I’ve never been. I prefer downtown (Azalea) but want to make sure it’s safe.
Hey all - going to be taking CAMS in December. Any study tips or online resources to focus on?
Plans fell through for this weekend. Any female fish want to hang out and grab dinner and drinks
Getting L6 - PM offer from Infosys in US..can anyone provide insight on salary levels, culture, benefits and bonus etc.?
Any junior copywriters need a partner? I have a freelance gig at Leo ending soon. I'm open to any city and any city.
Can anyone suggest how to wean my toddler from breastfeeding? 18 month old still nurses to sleep. Doesn’t have any other nursing sessions but wakes up multiple times in night to feed
Runners! How to prevent IT band (runner’s knee) pain? I’ve got fairly strong glute/hamstring muscles, stretch consistently, and try not to heel strike. F 125 lbs.
180k in LA suburbs vs 155k in Dallas suburbs? Is it going to be huge difference from COL perspective or same ?
Been here almost a year now at L2 and was an manager equivalent before coming here. I feel like I have 0 insight into what I need to be doing to get promoted? I’m getting mostly 1s, but don’t feel like I have actionable “do X and demonstrate Y and then you can be put up for promotion”. Any advice?
Anyone heard of a company paying on the 15th and the 25th? The SO is getting that pay cycle and it just seems weird.
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Modify PDF so that it is right side up for partner who still doesn’t have a desktop computer at home. 0.1
Do any of you have side-jobs or maybe hobbies that you make money from? Alternatively, what do you think sounds like a good one to look into?
Any jobs out there that don’t require independent / analytical thinking? Really burnt out from thinking and would love to switch to a more routine position. Yes this is partly imposter syndrome talking.
Hello! I just accepted a position in Pensacola, Florida. I'd appreciate any insight about the town, housing, vibe,etc. If you guys could share pros and cons please. TiA!
Moderately jealous of all these new first year lawyers posting their swearing in ceremonies with judges they clerked or interned with. I got sworn in by our paralegal wearing at the coffee station because my partner scheduled a CLE I needed to assist with during the ceremonial event. Womp.
Trying to make the move to in house but most of my career has been litigation in various areas of law. I am trying to pick up some transactional work to get more experience. I am a quick learner and have no doubt I can move into more in house areas but it’s so hard to even get an interview to explain. Very few entry level jobs when I graduated and now can only get jobs in the stuff I don’t want to do anymore.
Tips for becoming more independent as you progress from junior to midlevel? I am starting to be put into the position of just having to handle things including drafting and could use some advice from others.
I’m an associate at a boutique firm making under market with 1950 hours req. While I absolutely love the people I work with, and I can handle the hour requirement, the work I actually do is just not my cup of tea (abt 80% insurance defense). I’m hoping to lateral to a bigger firm with lockstep or close to lockstep comp and generally more resources/better mentorship opportunities in the business lit./commercial lit. space. Any tips for going about successfully making the switch?
Curious to know what other firm's bonus structures are, particularly those with 1900 billable requirement and below. Trying to figure out if my firm's structure is the norm or if the associates are getting screwed.
Just verbally accepted an offer to become the newest partner at a much bigger firm in town after 5+ years slaving for a smaller firm that told me they would only “let” me be of counsel (and pay rent equal to my current salary) or stay an associate. So long, late nights with no bonuses! Adios, screaming phone calls out of the blue! WOOOOO!!!!!!!!
HELP! I’ve been contacted by a small private security firm who wants me to be their “on call” counsel. They describe it as a lot of contract review, drafting NDAs, etc. but also being there if/when they need to license a vehicle, defend civil suit, etc. It’s overwhelming but sounds like a really great opportunity. I have enough background to be comfortable with contracts and litigation, but don’t want to get myself into a mess. Has anybody else ever had a job like this?
What are some alternative jobs for JDs/lawyers? Editorial stuff? We know how to write. Idk (other than teaching and politics)
Any tips on leaving a firm “correctly”? Was about to go “of counsel” with my firm of 6 years, but then another firm whose partners I really respect (and personally like) offered me a partnership position. I predict my current bosses will *flip* (cut off file access immediately, try to beat me to calling my clients, etc.), so how do I set myself up for a successful transition?
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Any recommendations on relocating to Hawaii? I am registered for the Hawaii bar but currently based out of Los Angeles and practicing in California as a licensed attorney.
I have created a bowl for those who want to know more about their potential new firm - ask anonymously and hopefully someone within the firm will respond! Or we can help find the right person for you! Bowl name is biglaw offer - see you there!
When is it normal to start taking depositions for a new(er) associate? Entering 3rd year at midsize firm.
Nothing like the named partner who you *know* is actively opposed to associate salary increases (despite living in a market where the COL has significantly risen and outpaced general inflation) telling you about how annoying it is to winterize her 4 mega luxury sailboats she has on her waterfront dock. 🙄
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