Is there is a good time to get pregnant and have a baby while working in a big law firm?
Our rules of the white elephant gift: 1) you must spend at least $3,000; 2) the recipient must do whatever is required.
Should I have sucked it up as a lawyer or should I have stepped up as a fellow human being?
I feel like I have no idea what I’m doing, yet here I am at age 24 and the head of the firm’s litigation department.
I’m a lawyer playing Mr. Bumble, the beadle in Oliver! And I’m sporting prodigious mutton chops.
I’m a fairly new but older associate in a large firm. I’m also a recovering alcoholic Mormon.
I’ve had enough and want to be part of unionizing document reviewers.
About every third day, I find myself down in the office building’s “smoke hut” with a bunch of smokers, talking shop while the partner smokes.
I want to ask for a raise at my law firm. Should I do it now or wait? And what’s best, a percentage request or a specific dollar amount?
One partner found it preposterous to take two days off for a dog and said “just do it and then come back to the office.”