As a law firm lawyer who is paid a premium for time-billing clients, you now have to account for each and every minute of your life working time … More Barlife: Chasing the QUITTING dream
Job interviews generally require you to reveal what salary you are currently receiving. The prospective employers want to know how much your services are currently worth, whether you are within their budget, whether they can afford to pay you lower than what they pay their current employees. … More Should you reveal your salary?
The last two weeks have been hectic! I was handling one of those cases that had the simplest of facts and issues but the accused invoked the most annoying defense: denial … More Barlife: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Lawyer life should not be all boring legalese, court hearings and adversarial people. Sure, most of the day, you ARE* buried in voluminous case files which tend to get intimidating to read at times. But then you get into it and some cases get interesting too, … More Barlife: Being rewarded for efforts at work
In my line of work I often get asked whether the job gets life-threatening at times. In all honesty, I personally have never experienced any threats to my life or limb. … More Barlife: Hazards of the job
To put this in proper context, “barlife” = “lawyer life.” May or may not be associated with alcohol. Haha. Dedicated to those in the law profession, working towards joining it, or just curious what working in law is really like! … More Barlife—Fully immersed in work