Earthquakes Are for Pussies

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Submitted by “anon_in_LA”: A little context: I work in a huge firm in downtown LA but am from the Northeast. We have blizzards, maybe the occasional hurricane, but that’s about it. No brush fires. No mudslides. No earthquakes. From 8.30 a.m. on this morning, I was the designated first-year note-taking bitch on a horrible, long-ass page-through of the latest rounds …

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Report Associate Abuse!

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Associate Abuse is a serious and sometimes fatal problem. The scars of humiliation are deep and long-lasting—affecting not just the abused attorneys, but the community in which they live. There are countless innocent associates who have been laid off at Christmas, kicked in the gut, ditched in random cities. All by sexless, sadistic partners and bitter senior associates.  For every incidence …

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