Columns

  • I Did Coke and Slept with a Paralegal

    QI’m a fourth year, and last week I hooked up with this paralegal.  It was a total one-nighter kind of thing.  And we also might...

  • Return of The Tool

    The law firm tool is first-team All-Big Firm, and there is no room for humor on that squad

  • Nine Bitter Details on Eliot Spitzer

    Nine Bitter Details on Eliot Spitzer: We thought we had heard the last of Eliot Spitzer earlier this month when departing U.S. Attorney Michael J....

  • I Modeled in College

    QI’m a 1L at a top-20 school hoping to get a summer job some place. Here’s the issue: I did some modeling during college. Nothing major,...

  • I Failed the Bar Exam

    QI’m working at a Big Firm, and I just found out I failed the bar. Out of 30 first years, I think I’m the only one....

  • Six Facebook Groups to Know About

    Six Facebook Groups to Know About: You should be billing hours, but with so many friends to keep tabs on and ex-lovers to stalk, Facebook...

  • Loose Ends, 11-17-08

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Think you’re sitting pretty in this current economy because of the cellar full of 2005 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux...

  • I Want to Move to LA

    Currently work at a big NY firm, but I want to move to LA.  Scheduled four interviews for next week.  Problem is: The case I’m...

  • Redacting in the Morning

    I love the smell of redacting in the morning. Mmm...Sharpies and piles of paper. The exciting life of a lowly lawyer.

  • Four Best Fourth-Tier Law Schools

    Four Best Fourth-Tier Law Schools: Love them or hate them, rankings are everything in life and law.  How else would you propose to measure yourself,...