• Five Reasons Being a Lawyer is Great Now

    Bitter Lawyer is back at it with Bitter Numbers, and we go positive with our five reasons being a lawyer is great. Now, at least....

  • Loose Ends, 10-26-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: What a long, strange trip it was… “Harold ‘Hal’ Kant, the Grateful Dead’s longtime principal lawyer and corporate general...

  • Loose Ends, 10-25-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: It’s the weekend.  The economy’s in the toilet.  (What bonus?) You’re stressed—maybe even laid off.  You hate your life. ...

  • Loose Ends, 10-24-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: We’re still a ways off from powering up SCOTUS with enough solar panels to be able to clearly see...

  • I Lost my Partner Mentor

    QI work in the litigation department of a large law firm.  As in all large firms, the partners are aggressive and don’t have time to...

  • Duty (Never) Calls

    My supervising partner comes into my office and says, “Might need you this weekend.  Be available.” I get it—it’s part of my job.  But this...

  • Loose Ends, 10-23-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Damn, it doesn’t feel good to be a banker.  Your good friends in the securities industry are staring into...

  • Loose Ends, 10-22-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Defining the types of stress “Biglaw Cogs” are feeling during this economic crisis is the easy part.  The solutions...

  • I Don’t Want to Buy Raffle Tickets

    It’s back-to-school raffle ticket season.  I don’t want any goddamn raffle tickets.  The prizes always suck, and I never win anyway.  Two secretaries have asked...

  • Loose Ends, 10-21-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: With “children” old enough to have their own children being dropped off on Momma Nebraska’s doorstep under the state’s...