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  • Valentine S.O.S.

    [Ed. Note: To best help Bitter Lawyers plan for what is potentially the most bitter holiday of the year, we turned to Todd Hawkins, President...

  • Strippers and Ghosts

    Somewhere between Crystal’s pole routine and me drizzling her body with my Kettle Tonic, I started writing down the names of everyone firm-related actually at...

  • Bitter Factoids 3

    Here are 15 more compelling facts from Bitter Lawyer.  We leave the opinions up to you. 1,528 Estimated number of attorney layoffs in 2009 according...

  • Snowed Under

    A few weeks prior to Christmas, my girlfriend and I purchased airline tickets to travel across the country to be home for the holidays.  We...

  • I Want More Tattoos

    I have a tattoo on my left arm from my shoulder going down my bicep that I would like to expand down about two inches. Can...

  • Dog Eat Whale Tail

    The associates they put in charge of temps usually aren’t that bright, but this guy is unbelievable. Of course, it’s kill or be killed. Temping...

  • Bitter Factoids 2

    Here are 12 compelling facts from Bitter Lawyer.  We leave the opinions up to you. $182,500 Amount a Houston lawyer lost to a Nigerian email...

  • BigLaw Sexy Beast

    Normally, one of my favorite parts of this tremendously rewarding profession is the closing dinner. Fancy meal at a top-notch steak joint. Six to eight...

  • Your Women’s Initiative Sucks

    Of all the things about this firm that make me writhe with discomfort and despair, perhaps the most notable is the Women’s Initiative.  I can...

  • I’m a Miracle Paralegal

    Paralegal advice for one of the world's great paralegals from an Ex-Bitter.