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by freshy dog
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: First Trial Jitters
Replies: 10
Views: 4105

Re: First Trial Jitters

I strongly agree with the above post. You are not alone and what you feel is totally normal. Some of the below advice is probably obvious, but I’ll throw it out there since I have pretty bad anxiety over public speaking, especially formal occasions in court or before agencies. Practice until you can...
by freshy dog
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Stub Year Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 3038

Re: Stub Year Questions

For a stub that’s normal IME. I only started needing to work on weekends once I got ramped up on a number of projects and weekend work became a matter of just needing that time to finish everything on my plate - not necessarily people emailing me to do stuff on the weekends (though that also happens...
by freshy dog
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Biglaw and Pro Bono
Replies: 1
Views: 867

Re: Biglaw and Pro Bono

Probably depends on the firm, but basically you just work more. At my firm, probono hours count towards billables with no hard limit. If you do more than 20% probono you will get a talking to and it's likely that anyone who is even close to that number is not on partner track. But that does leave pl...
by freshy dog
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Big Law Hours Check
Replies: 31
Views: 7741

Re: Big Law Hours Check

patentlit wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:50 pm
as at september 13 (today), 1950 hours billable. year ends Dec 31.

I'm ready for the year to end.
That is fucking harsh man
by freshy dog
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Lit or Transactional
Replies: 20
Views: 4733

Re: Lit or Transactional

Regulatory is better than either as far as I'm concerned. But people would probably throw it in the litigation bucket (and I do some litigation when it comes to that). I have always felt like transactional is mostly for people who didn't like what they did in law school and don't know what else to d...
by freshy dog
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: has anyone ever heard of
Replies: 22
Views: 4601

Re: has anyone ever heard of

Otoh being a partner and a head coach is one way to ball out of control
by freshy dog
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Consumer Class Actoin v. Securities
Replies: 23
Views: 6099

Re: Consumer Class Actoin v. Securities

This type of class action is literally a public service. Let’s be careful here with the use of the word “literally.” You are not literally doing a public service. If you were literally doing a public service, you wouldn’t be taking 40% of what the the slice of the public you’re helping was awarded,...
by freshy dog
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Best way to handle saying dumb things by mistake?
Replies: 12
Views: 2899

Re: Best way to handle saying dumb things by mistake?

I say dumb/awkward stuff all the time, nothing quite as unfortunate as this, but shit happens, especially if you're an anxious speaker. Just try to be better and take the advice of the people in this thread. Would not recommend stirring it up any further.
by freshy dog
Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Trajectory for judgeships?
Replies: 8
Views: 2435

Re: Trajectory for judgeships?

I want to be a judge, seems chill
by freshy dog
Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: UVA Law Students & Graduates Taking Questions
Replies: 328
Views: 53111

Re: UVA Law Students & Graduates Taking Questions

Agreed with above. I am sure there were people who used it but I never heard about it, so not "pervasive." I would guess the majority of people who are taking it at UVA have legitimate prescriptions and aren't just calling undergrad hook ups for a study bump or something.
by freshy dog
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham Chair Sexts; Steps Down
Replies: 9
Views: 4103

Re: Latham Chair Sexts; Steps Down

whole thing seems so weird
by freshy dog
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Legal Academic Discussion
Topic: Closed Book Exams
Replies: 3
Views: 2632

Re: Closed Book Exams

agreed with the above. i started every closed book exam by immediately writing some broad level outline. as with all exams though, the best preparation is to take as many practice tests as possible. for policy essays, if you have some idea of what type of question might be asked, i'd have a few poli...
by freshy dog
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Los Angeles Market Associate Taking Questions -- OCI and BID LIST HELP
Replies: 437
Views: 66776

Re: Los Angeles Market Associate Taking Questions -- OCI and BID LIST HELP

BroilersNotStewers wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:42 pm
Does anyone know which of the bigger firms, if any, are likely to have hard grade cutoffs? I was assuming Latham, Gibson, Irell, MTO, and Susman.
Probably all of these have hard cut offs, different for each school.
by freshy dog
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Legal Research Jobs
Replies: 14
Views: 3237

Re: Legal Research Jobs

go be a career clerk
by freshy dog
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 249339

Re: Skadden and peer firms Baker McKenzie and Schulte Roth to hours contingent bonus!

The small city Jones Day offices got bumped up to 180k today. So like Cleveland, Columbus, etc. Tbh that’s the only reason to work at jones Day. They got those podunk offices where you can make $$$$ where did you hear this? Cleveland is still at 170, not 180 Isn’t 170 a ton for Cleveland?
by freshy dog
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: SCOTUS and Other Big Cases
Replies: 223
Views: 40280

Re: SCOTUS and Other Big Cases - Cops cant search vehicle on private property w/o warrant

elie mystal’s melt down over the gerrymandering decision is not entirely unwarranted, but someone should check on him
by freshy dog
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Personal Laptop for Personal Use
Replies: 5
Views: 1559

Re: Personal Laptop for Personal Use

I browse a lot of personal stuff on my work computer. Nothing inappropriate, but news/forums/banking/bills/etc. Maybe that makes me dumb, but no one has ever said anything to me. The firm limits access to most social media though, so I use my phone for that.
by freshy dog
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 249339

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

They're reporting Morgan Lewis match + bonus too.
by freshy dog
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 249339

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

SmokeytheBear wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:01 pm
bruinfan10 wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:00 pm
guys, where's the Latham memo I was promised for today.
Also anxiously awaiting this. It's only noon. We've got time.
I don't know, but they better get their shit together.
by freshy dog
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 249339

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

latham will likely match unofficially at the first summer academy meeting this afternoon and circulate a memo tomorrow. the academy is Arizona, so by the time they announce, NY will likely be after business hours
by freshy dog
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 249339

Re: paul weiss ninth years to 350!

BigZuck wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:06 pm
JohnnieSockran wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:46 pm
freshy dog wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:45 pm
THe fact that Kirkland is still quiet means Kirkland to 200
How quickly did they match in 2016?
They had matched at this point in time so this pretty much confirms NY to AT LEAST 200K
This guy gets it
by freshy dog
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 249339

Re: paul weiss ninth years to 350!

THe fact that Kirkland is still quiet means Kirkland to 200
by freshy dog
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 249339

Re: paul weiss ninth years to 350!

250k confirmed!!!!