Law firms do things a bit differently in today’s economy.
Do I contact the other law firm and offer myself for the position, just so I’ll have leverage to ask for a raise where I am now?
Trying to build another business, doing some part-time work at a law firm, and going about my day-to-day when WHAM! I receive the following email.
In a small law firm, the art is apparent early on. Can you juggle? Can you tap dance? Are you fearless? Can you riff like Biggie Smalls?
Female big firm lawyers must withstand many tests of emotional constitution in order to earn enough respect to be accepted as one of the guys
Even for a boutique lawyer, there’s no way to ever get 100% away from work. Even if the other lawyers in my firm had the time or inclination to help me out—which they don’t—there’s a lot of “getting up to speed” in a case that is required to make effective arguments. And by “getting up…
The opposite of BigLaw is a good life.
In an effort to help aspiring legal eagles pass their first real legal test, Bitter Lawyer has compiled this definitive list of summer associate don’ts
When it comes to being a highly-educated moving guy with a law firm temp job, it’s best to divide and conquer.
Was I a dumbass for turning down job summer law firm job offers when my heart wasn’t in it but the money probably would have made me feel better?