• Loose Ends, 10-20-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Lawyers will be watchdogs at the polls on November 4th as part of an election process that’s already riddled...

  • I Want to Switch Secretaries

    My secretary is a disaster. One of my supervising partners has an awesome secretary.  She has an opening on her desk, and I’m thinking of...

  • Loose Ends, 10-19-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Leading up to the election, a San Francisco-based law firm is trying to prohibit the amount of political chatter...

  • Loose Ends, 10-18-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Republican Senator Ted Stevens, an HLS grad, “sparred with a top Justice Department attorney Friday” at his corruption trial. ...

  • I Wonder if 2L Grades Matter

    I’m a 2L at a Pennsylvania T2 law school.  I’ve received and accepted a summer associate position at a top Detroit firm.  How much will...

  • Loose Ends, 10-17-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: In their last appearance together before the election, McCain and Obama both gave speeches at a fundraiser and stirred...

  • Six People You’ll Meet as a First Year Associate

    In your first year as an associate at a law firm, here are six types of people you are sure to meet (some you might...

  • Loose Ends, 10-16-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Is a three-month jail sentence for publicly having sex with someone you met at an all-you-can-eat buffet an entirely...

  • I Might Transfer Law Schools

    I’m currently a 1L at a Tier 1 in Texas. I am thinking about transferring to a higher-ranked law school. My only reason for transferring...

  • Loose Ends, 10-15-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: So maybe that’s why she’s charging $350 face value for a concert ticket.  Just start paying Fiona Shackleton boatloads...