• The City of No Lawyerly Love

    If the rest of the nation trends like Philadelphia, it’s going to be rough autumn for mediocre associates and no-offer law students.  According to a...

  • Loose Ends, 9-9-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Calling all cave dwellers!  O.J. Simpson needs 12 people who have not been influenced by his previous murder trial...

  • Info That Would’ve Been Helpful 100 Hours Ago

    Partner drops a huge motion on me for summary judgment, which I am to write in one week.  This is a case that has been...

  • Loose Ends, 9-8-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: “Authorities say they’ve arrested a man who broke into the home of two California farmworkers, stole money, rubbed one...

  • I Want to be a Sports Agent

    I’m thinking of going into the sports and entertainment industry with a friend of mine from law school. We have several contacts in both industries...

  • Bitter Style: Fashion Tips for Interviews

    Bitter Style: Fashion Tips for Interviews Most important thing to remember is: Let your resume and interpersonal skills make the impression, not your wardrobe. Women...

  • Loose Ends, 9-5-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Scratch-off ticket buyers are sensing they might be bogus and are filing lawsuits against lottery officials.  Finally people are...

  • Angelina Jolie: Don’t Adopted Babies Count for Anything?

    Angelina Jolie’s face may be worth millions of dollars, but as far as the Brits are concerned, she can keep it to herself. At least...

  • I’m Gunning for Partner

    I’m a first year at a prominent Los Angeles firm. I know it’s a long way off, but how do I increase my odds for...

  • New York Prefers Blondes

    A Manhattan federal judge made it official: Marilyn Monroe was a New Yorker.  This effectively ends years of litigation between the golden girl’s estate and...