[powerpress] The bar exam is over–for most people–so now we offer our own take on the types of people you meet at the bar exam. Also, our discussion of Kymberly Wimberly’s valedictory denial devolves into a very personal exploration of Kimber’s own salutatory struggles. Click here to subscribe to The Bitter Brief on iTunes!
[powerpress] In this installment of the Bitter Brief, we send off this summer’s bar examinees with one last bar exam freakout, things get real with our discussion of a rather depressing job offer, it’s time for bloggers—and, apparently, anonymous commenters—to beware, and one law firm’s unusual want ad lands a Chicago lawyer in deep poo-poo. Subscribe to the Bitter Brief on iTunes!
[powerpress] On this week’s Bitter Brief, we ask ourselves why Obama got his hands on Weinergate. We also discuss the joys of cease and desist letters—complete with French accents—as Forever 21 takes on its biggest critic. And finally, we have anecdotal evidence that the job market still sucks, and advice for any listeners deep in [...]
With the bar exam rapidly approaching, I thought it was time to give you a little Richardson guidance. Here is my list of Reasons Why You Will Pass the Bar (the Jordans) and my list of Reasons Why You Won’t (the Lebrons). Be honest with yourself. If you fit into the passing category, pat yourself [...]
[powerpress] In this week’s ultra-laid back, post-holiday Bitter Brief, we share our tales of terror and triumph on the dreaded bar exam, and we tackle the weird and wacky ways that the legal profession is depicted in pop culture. Share your bar exam horror stories in the comments below! And, we want to hear from [...]
The thrill is gone. Last Friday, I found out that I passed the New York bar. How I was able to find that out after five-plus hours of fruitlessly trying to load a page on their website, which crashed approximately 14 minutes after results became available, is another story. I immediately had that “whoosh” feeling, like [...]