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Life at the Firm Part II

If you’re just tuning in, I’m now halfway through my Summer Associateship at a fantastic law firm in Seattle. My last blog talked about initial impressions and how much I’m enjoying my colleagues and projects. I did, however, promise to devote this next blog to my greatest challenge: Billing. Nothing from my prior careers in […]

Take it to da In-House

I recently caught up with one of my friends from law school and they told me one of the things I love hearing most: “You were right.” In this particular instance, the friend was referring to my recommendation that he get an in-house counsel summer internship. In-house counsel refers to the group of lawyers that […]

Life at The Firm

After three full weeks as a Summer Associate, I feel like I’ve finally found my groove. Each morning commences with a cup of strong coffee as I take stock of the day ahead—appointments galore and ambitious productivity slots neatly stacked in 30-minute increments on my electronic calendar. The number one question my 1L friends ask […]

School’s Out For Summer…Kinda

There is probably no better feeling than the one of pure euphoria that is walking out of your last exam into the sweet, waiting arms of summer. Kissing dry case readings, Socratic-method lecturing, and outlining goodbye—even if only for three months—is the only thing I can focus on one May hits. My conscious neglect of […]

The 1L Summer Job Search

The search for a 1L summer job is certainly an experience. For me, the process was long, stressful, and difficult. It’s not always like that, however, as some people find success quickly. For the most part, a lot of the summer job process is a total shot in the dark; some stuff sticks, some stuff […]