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Day in the Life: Biglaw Partner – White Collar/Investigations

Read on for the day in the life of a biglaw partner in Chicago, IL Job Title: Partner Industry: Law Location: Chicago, IL Age: 37 Gender: Female Salary/Benefits: Base salary + profit sharing + bonus (which varies). My total compensation was roughly $500,000 last year....

Day in the Life: Employment Lawyer

Read on for a day in the life of an employment lawyer Job Title: Employment Lawyer Industry: Law From: Pacific Northwest Age: Mid-30s Gender: Female Salary/Benefits: $150,000, health benefits, five-figure bonus based on billable hour target, and discretionary bonus...

A Day in the Life: Legal Assistant

Read on for the day in the life of a legal assistant... Job Title: Legal Assistant Industry: Law From: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Age: 30 Gender: Male Salary/Benefits: CAD $30K/year. (Permanent, full-time, almost never requiring overtime.) Extended health care...

Day in the Life: Biglaw Partner – White Collar/Investigations

Read on for the day in the life of a biglaw partner in Chicago, IL Job Title: Partner Industry: Law Location: Chicago, IL Age: 37 Gender: Female Salary/Benefits: Base salary + profit sharing + bonus (which varies). My total compensation was roughly $500,000 last year....

Day in the Life: Employment Lawyer

Read on for a day in the life of an employment lawyer Job Title: Employment Lawyer Industry: Law From: Pacific Northwest Age: Mid-30s Gender: Female Salary/Benefits: $150,000, health benefits, five-figure bonus based on billable hour target, and discretionary bonus...

Day in the Life: Biglaw Partner – White Collar/Investigations

Read on for the day in the life of a biglaw partner in Chicago, IL Job Title: Partner Industry: Law Location: Chicago, IL Age: 37 Gender: Female Salary/Benefits: Base salary + profit sharing + bonus (which varies). My total compensation was roughly $500,000 last year....

Day in the Life: Employment Lawyer

Read on for a day in the life of an employment lawyer Job Title: Employment Lawyer Industry: Law From: Pacific Northwest Age: Mid-30s Gender: Female Salary/Benefits: $150,000, health benefits, five-figure bonus based on billable hour target, and discretionary bonus...

A Day in the Life: Legal Assistant

Read on for the day in the life of a legal assistant... Job Title: Legal Assistant Industry: Law From: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Age: 30 Gender: Male Salary/Benefits: CAD $30K/year. (Permanent, full-time, almost never requiring overtime.) Extended health care...

How to Be a Great Junior Lawyer

Most young lawyers are looking for magic tips to help them become a great junior attorney.  Over the years, I’ve noticed that the really great young lawyers—the ones the senior attorneys in the offer clamor to work with—have a few things in common. I’m sharing some of...

Common Mistakes Young Lawyers Make

I am senior enough to have worked with several classes of junior attorneys.  Over time, several patterns emerged, some positive and some not so positive. There are a number of common mistakes young lawyers make which in turn make the transition to lawyering difficult...

Work Well When Working Remotely

Not everybody likes to work from home. Maybe you miss having a big desk set up just how you like it. Or you miss the social aspect of working around a number of people. This is partly why co-working companies like WeWork exist and why you see people camped out with...

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