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A while back, I wrote about my relationship with the “Sunday Scaries” when I was in Biglaw. 7 Inspiring Quotes for Battling the “Sunday Scaries”: AKA Work Anxiety. My anxiety over work-related things got to the point where I felt a perpetual sense of dread that was no longer limited to just Sunday evenings; it […]

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It’s January 2021 as I write this, and many Biglaw junior associates are just starting their new jobs. This year has brought about so many changes (statement of the obvious), and that includes a change to the start dates of Biglaw associates. Normally, Biglaw first-year associates begin their jobs, in the office, in the fall […]

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“How to Know When It’s Time to Leave Biglaw” Is Available Now! My e-book, “How to Know When It’s Time to Leave Biglaw,” is available for purchase on Amazon now! (Amazon affiliate link)  In this book, I spell out the top 10 telltale signs that it’s time for you to quit Biglaw once and for […]

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Hello again, everyone! It’s been a while since I last posted here. While I haven’t kept up my posting over the last couple of months, I do plan to get back to it with more frequency and consistency. Just like everyone else, I’ve made lots of adjustments in my life over the past couple of months, […]

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My Guest Post on The Biglaw Investor Is Up! This week, Josh over at The Biglaw Investor published a guest post of mine all about surviving a Biglaw deferral. I’ve been a big fan of Josh’s blog for a long time now, so I’m super psyched to have gotten to contribute a little bit to […]

Besides a brief period of time in the mid-1990s when Patrick Ewing, John Starks and the rest of the New York Knicks seemed like they might truly have a chance of bringing glory back to New York, I’ve never been a real fan of the NBA. Nevertheless, since I grew up in the 80s and […]

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I Finally Did It! I left my Biglaw job about two years ago and one day, a few months after leaving, I sat down in front of my computer and began a brain dump of all of my thoughts about and tips on how to succeed as a junior associate in Biglaw. I’m not sure […]

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How to Succeed as a Junior Lawyer in Biglaw   I wrote a book! And I published it! You can buy it on Amazon (kindle only for now – the print version is coming soon) and I would be so happy if you went over there to check it out (just click HERE – or […]

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Celebrate Leap Year With a Career Leap of Your Own Since this is a blog all about career satisfaction, and today is Leap Day, I thought there was no better place or time to write about how to take the leap and do the one thing that some of you need to do in order […]

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