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Bitter News, 2-19-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are driving drunk and living the dream: • Sports Illustrated bikini model and U.S. Winter Olympic team gold-medal skier Lindsey Vonn has got a bruised shin—and legal connections.  Both of her parents are lawyers.  “Her father [Alan L. Kildow] is a litigation partner with DLA Piper, and her mother is a solo practitioner in …

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I Want to Use My Feminine Wiles to Get Hired

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You always hear about women having an advantage in law firms—from a minority standpoint, that is.  How can a decent-looking female lawyer use her feminine whiles to snag a job offer?  Or should she not do that?  Seems like if you got it, use it.  But I’m interested in hearing Ex-Bitter’s response.  Thanks! First off, I’d advise you to be …

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Bitter News, 2-18-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that like watching Epic Beard Man make violence the answer: • How would you like to join a law firm of one?  And the oldest and largest law firm in the US, at that.  “President George Washington established the Army JAG Corps on July 29th, 1775, and some of the most elite attorneys from all …

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Bitter News, 2-17-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as pun-y on day one of Lent as “Get your ash together”: • You luge and tragically die.  Are your legal options limited when deciding whether to de-luge the court system with lawsuits?  Well, there is that whole “assumed risk” thing.  But it’s not necessarily an insurmountable hurdle… [WSJ Law Blog] • Yes, that was …

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Bitter News, 2-16-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as crazy as a five-months-pregnant Olympian: • A big $1K “Boo!” was all it took to scare the overpriced pants off of BarBri.  The $999.99 BarMax app for iPhones, which offers bar exam prep on your iPad mini, is a steal compared to costs between $3,000 and $4,000 for BarBri.  So, wanting (ahem, needing) to …

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