DISCLAIMER: The below is not intended as legal advice or counsel and should not be followed as such. If you have an intellectual property law issue, consult with an attorney because this blog post does qualify as legal representation and is written for informational and entertainment purposes only. I've seen it time and again. A … Continue reading Put your name on it
I was inspired recently by this post on "Grace vs. Grind". Being temporarily underemployed (by my own doing, no less!) has given me a lot of time to think about what it is that I want to do. What am I passionate about? What do I enjoy doing for people? What problems do I want … Continue reading Time to go solo?
So I had an interview at a law firm today. It went well, in that I got there early, came prepared, and delivered my answers without sounding rehearsed (and with a minimum of filler words). Go me! However...I could tell it wasn't going to be the right fit. The first indication was that the job was … Continue reading Work | Life
My graduate certificate program will be finished in 3 months so at the top of the year I started job hunting full time. I forgot how demoralizing it is. No interviews yet, although I've applied for dozens of jobs, and I'm qualified for most of them. There have been a few stretches of course, but … Continue reading A Lawyer’s Lament
Since 2002 when Heather Armstrong got fired for making objectionable comments about her workplace on her blog, social media has exploded. It's now an inescapable fact of life that we're living in what amounts to a self-imposed surveillance state. Headed out to the store in your IDGAF comfy clothes? Don't be surprised if you end up … Continue reading Loose lips and pink slips
Every day when I wake up, I have to remind myself how blessed I am. Approximately 1/3 of the population has a college degree. There are about 1 million active, licensed attorneys and the US had a population of 316.1 million people as of 2013. I am part of an extremely elite profession that encompasses … Continue reading What they don’t teach you in law school