Columns

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Halloween: LIVING the DREAM, Webisode 8

    While I never wore a ridiculous drugstore-purchased Superman costume to the office, I did wear one to a swanky Halloween party at the home of...

  • I Hate Gunners

    QA lot of kids from high school who thought they were “cool” ended up getting fat and stuck in dead-end jobs. That makes me wonder, what...

  • Stock Purchase (Dis)Agreement

    I stayed up all night revising this stupid Stock Purchase Agreement.  The Partner in charge, who’s a classic angry-nerd-law-dick, gave me lots of detailed comments...

  • I’m Waiting for an Offer

    I have gone on multiple second-round interviews at NYC mid-sized and Big Firms.  It has been over a week, and I have not received an...

  • I Want to Lie on My Resume

    Based on my GPA, I’m in the top 12% of my class. Would it be cheating to round up and put “top 10%” on my...

  • I Work Next to a Loud Talker

    I’m a second year at a big firm in NY, and here’s my problem: The guy in the office next to me (who’s a fifth...

  • I Have a Hot Date

    I have finally a super-hot date Saturday night, but I know—I just know—this insane loser partner will call some emergency document review.