I started my law firm summer job recently with a head full of typical first day anxiety questions.
A collection of posts about being a law firm summer associate and what NOT to do to stay that way or get an offer
It’s the middle of August and all motivation has left me. The summer is nearly gone, my summer associate has returned to school, and I’ve returned to my non-summer role as the holder of the partner’s slopbucket. The calendar has reached that page where there is absolutely nothing of importance going on in the office. [...]
It’s a little-known secret that I was a big firm summer associate at Dorsey & Whitney in 1971. For two weeks and three days. So, while Bitter Lawyer already has a solid list of the Nine Summer Associate Don’ts, it doesn’t cover the less deadly sins that often apply to people like me and you. [...]
QI just finished my first year in law school. Not the greatest law school but at least in the second tier and I’m doing ok. And I still have high hopes for landing a job, preferably with a big firm. This summer, however, knowing that the likelihood of finding a law-related job was crap, I [...]
It’s hard to argue with advice like “don’t be an asshole” and “don’t get wasted,” but not all these tips are so obvious. Nine Summer Associate Don’ts
Matthew Richardson’s Five Commandments for a trouble-free summer involving law firm summer associates
I’m a summer associate at a big law firm and have my exit interview coming up.
QLike an idiot, I’ve been sleeping with this cute Summer Associate. I’m a female associate at large New York firm, and the problem that has me freaked out is that he’s not doing very well. So what if he doesn’t get an offer? I’ve heard rumors about past Summer Associates blaming their poor performances on [...]
In a few days a bunch of cretins in the form of summer associates begin their 12 weeks of pathetic play-acting around the firm.