• Loose Ends, 10-31-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Missouri child molesters are having a hard time making plans this Halloween with all the back-and-forth courtroom controversy surrounding...

  • I Might Get an LL.M.

    I am a second-year associate at a mid-sized firm in litigation.  The practice is fine, I guess.  The money is pretty good.  My boss is...

  • Loose Ends, 10-30-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Your pathetic Jerry Seinfeld impression might be protected (“What’s the deal with…”), but are Jerry’s jokes turning into a...

  • Legal Cheerleader

    I’m a first year at a Big Firm, and I’m close to going nuts. I know I’m supposed to be thrilled to even have a...

  • I Wonder if I’d be Better Off at a T1 or T2 Law School

    Regarding future job prospects, is it better to go to a second-tier law school where I would be at the top of my class, or...

  • Loose Ends, 10-29-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: In China, “Beijing police confirmed on Wednesday that a university law professor was stabbed to death by a student...

  • I Want My Chance at a Top Firm

    I read your advice to the 2L at a second-tier school in the top 40% of his/her class looking for a Cravath-type job (9/29/08: I’m...

  • Loose Ends, 10-28-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: “Former Milberg partner Steven Schulman was sentenced yesterday afternoon to six months in jail for a conspiracy to pay...

  • Loose Ends, 10-27-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Wanna insult Donald Trump?  Call him a millionaire.  And then don’t tell him who told you to say that. ...

  • I Don’t Want to Make Partner

    QI’m a third-year litigation associate who, for my first two years, did a lot of bankruptcy work. I’m not so sure I want to be a...