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My full time job (not SMU) is literally making me sick-spent time at the ER. One associate quit and another is out of full paid parental leave (must be nice, I’m not paid for doing double the work)…so I’m now expected to do the work of 3 associates. My supervisor isn’t exactly understanding, and I don’t know what to do. I’ve been searching for jobs, but it’s difficult since my background is diverse and not focused on one area of law. If I quit, how hard is it to find a new job?

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Scale way back. Say no. The firm does not rest on your shoulders. Focus on your job search. The worst that can happen is that you get fured, and then you get severance! No one can answer your q unless you give details--law school, GPA, work authorization, size of firm you are at, etc.

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