Additional Posts in Law
This year I’m starting at a new school (my fifth year teaching special ed) and will have 3 new paras. How can I make a good impression and train my paras effectively?
Being resourceful includes being timely in knowing who can help you when you need it. If you genuinely build relationships with people, you will genuinely want to help each other.
Your work becomes easier when you have a helping hand as needed.
Hi ladies… I’m getting married next month and for budget purposes I’ve decided not to hire a DJ for my reception… and now I’m regretting it because I don’t want to bother guests/relatives to man a playlist but don’t know what else to do other than shuffle a Spotify playlist. I’m open to paying someone by the hour but not sure if there are better solutions. Thoughts?
One of my friends is working in a start up as an accountant he has 2.5 years of experience is there any possibilities for him to get placed in MNC's ?
On a scale of 1-10 how stressed are you?
Motion designers - do you typically import assets into the animation program you’re working in, or do you draw directly in the animation program?
Hiking boots? A bit of research and nothing looks good. Old running shoes have given my ankle the feeling of regret in Colorado. Would love some great boot brands to look into.
Well this should end all tax speculations http://bitcoinist.com/cryptocurrency-investors-lose-tax-break/
Can someone recommend where to buy matching outfit for family pics. Not matching T shirts, but something nicer like Polo shirts or casual dressing shirts for the boys and dresses for me and the girls
Have any of you created an online marketing portfolio? Curious how it’s done if you have involvement in the content creation, but did not create the actual graphic for say a banner, white paper, infographic, etc…
Is it allowed to do freelancing while being employed as full time employee at PS. I want to start it, but i am worried if I get caught, is anyone doing such project?
Is there an industry trend that I missed that companies are giving either very small salary increases or none at all?!
I’m in NYC for the first time today and I want to support a black business for Juneteenth. Where do I go?
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Any associates work in Quinn Emanuel's Chicago office? What are the hours/work-life balance like? Firm culture? Thanks!
I’m a third year business and corporate lit associate at a boutique NY firm (with heavy litigation work and some transactional work for a major well drilling company). I was just given a legal assistant because my workload has increased substantially. I’m too busy to delegate (court), and she knows nothing about law. She’s never worked in a law firm. She’s very eager to help and often gets underfoot, and the other assistants are too busy to train her. I don’t trust her enough to delegate. Tips?
Is two weeks an appropriate amount of notice to give as a first year associate? Currently waiting for conflicts to clear and would like to get out as soon as possible.
Has anyone ever been sued for malicious prosecution and had your legal assistants (employees) named as individuals as defendants?? I’m in CA.
What was the reason you went to law school and does it align with anything you’re doing currently in your career?
List of Firms Publicly Confirmed to Have Implemented Pay Cuts/Freezes or Layoffs:
Boies Schiller (V24) - Unspecified percentage of associates laid off (purportedly due to partner defections, not covi
Is your firm making you bill a minimum number of hours per day to keep your job? Wondering how it makes sense? 🤔 Pre corona, it was normal to have some underbilled days, as long as you offset that
As a junior associate at a boutique firm, one of my biggest stressors is navigating how involved partners want me to be on their cases. Some expect me to just take initiative to get the ball rolling on filings with upcoming deadlines, and others don’t want me to touch anything until they explicitly ask me to. I offer to do things and communicate what I’m working on, but I worry that I’m overstepping by assuming it’s ok for me to work on stuff without first being asked. Advice? Can anyone relate?
Trial order talks about making a request for a “view” at the pre trial conf. What does this even mean? (See picture)
ID and coverage, second year, ~30 active cases, about 5-7 of which are either catastrophic or wrongful death with tens of millions in exposure for each, the rest range. I do everything from discovery to motions to court, and have to actively seek out and basically beg for any kind of feedback or assistance. Is this normal?
Lenovo or Mac?
Hey, Jackson Lewis told me I’d come in as an eighth year….how much money should I expect on an offer?
I’m starting to feel discouraged in my job search. I’ve been doing ID for about 3 and a half years and I’m not sure how much longer I can take the hours and the menial, repetitive work. I’ve been looking for about 6 months and not so much as an interview. Any suggestions? Top 1/3rd of my class, Midwest market. Really want to break into Midwest big law.
The partner I work for gives me conflicting instructions or forgets his instructions, and then blames me for his unhappiness about a course of conduct I’ve taken in fulfilling his instructions. Cont’d
I’m a tax associate looking to file a copyright / patent for a personal project. Any helpful tips would be appreciated
I focus on securities law. During law school I was hired at financial company. After law school I was promoted to running coverage. However, now I'm looking to move cities purely for quality of life.
How hard would it be to leave for another financial company only 2 years out?
The realization that all my hours reset to zero in 2 weeks just thwacked me in the face like it does every year.
Is there an e-discovery program that will sort out duplicate e-mails and organize materials by date if the e-mails are not in native format?
Firms that have two tiers of partnership, what is your firm’s minimum year of call requirement for the non-equity partner step? Our firm is increasing the minimum year of call before you are to be considered for the partnership and wondering what is standard with other large firms.
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