Barlife: Being rewarded for efforts at work

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

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Money tips for new lawyers (or OFWs, doctors or those with high-income jobs)

So when that real job comes right out of law school, accompanied by that real paycheck,** that money feels like the most money you ever earned. Coupled with making that “real” money in your twenties, your natural instinct may be to party and make it rain! Before you do that, here are some things to consider. … More Money tips for new lawyers (or OFWs, doctors or those with high-income jobs)

What it’s really like to be a first-year lawyer in the Philippines

This morning a friend of mine sent a throw-back photo of us having dinner at some restaurant in Greenbelt. There we were, three single gals just fresh out of law school and from taking the bar, gabbing (bitching?) about our work lives as first-year lawyers /junior associates. … More What it’s really like to be a first-year lawyer in the Philippines