The five kinds of terrible and awful law partners you meet in BigLaw firms.
At conferences throughout the year, I’m often pigeonholed by attendees, who look at my name and ask me this question: “Who the fuck are you?” After I explain who I am and I buy a few rounds of drinks, people start talking to me. After a few more drinks, I tell them why my advice…
With word that at least one BigLaw firm is literally putting first-year associates in boxes, we tried to figure out what next locational ignominies would be visited upon baby lawyers who once used to dwell amongst the clouds, albeit in one of those middle-of-the-hallway offices rather than a corner suite. Used to be if you landed…
Remember how we recently told you that you do, at a bare minimum, need to show up for court? You probably read that and thought “Jesus Christ, Bitter Lawyer. Every last one of us knows that we have to show up. Who on earth DOESN’T show up?” Apparently the answer to that is “big shot…
Well, do you have what it takes?
But I can’t really blame the corporate attorneys for what they are doing.
O.J. Simpson Trial: Where Are They Now?
While lawyers know a good legal assistant is worth her weight in gold, you sometimes end up with dead weight.
Mr. Jones daydreams about BigLaw while at the law firm of Stern & Bild.
Even the most basic and routine interactions take on a form of their own when they occur in a law firm.