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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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Is a Balanced Life In Biglaw Possible?  What Does “Work-Life Balance” Mean, Anyway?   Ahhh, the controversial pursuit of “work-life balance.”  What was once a popular wellness buzzword has become, for many, a glaring symbol of just how out of balance our lives have become.  What does “work-life” balance mean, anyway? In an ideal world, […]

When Did I Become Boring? Quick – answer the following questions: What’s your favorite restaurant?  Type of food to cook?  Favorite sport to watch or to play?  Favorite thing to do if you were told you had a whole day free with no commitments?  Favorite place to travel to?  Dream vacation destination?  Celebrity you admire […]

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Until now, most of my blog posts have been about my experience working as a corporate attorney at a Biglaw firm in NYC and about my eventual burnout from that job. I also sprinkle in advice to others following in my footsteps, either as junior associates looking to advance in their law firm careers or those who have had enough […]

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A Tale of Two Paths: Partner Promotion vs Scuba Certification As I’ve written about before (click on my About Me page to read a little bit more on my background), I left my job as a law firm associate in the 8th year of my career. For some, the end of the 8th year is when […]

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So, What Do You Do?   I can feel myself squirm, face flushing red and palms getting sweaty, whenever someone I’ve just met asks me the standard question: “what do you do?”  Everyone in our society knows that this does not mean “what do you do for fun,” “what do you do on the weekends,” […]

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You Can Conquer the Sunday Scaries   On Monday, I introduced you to the concept of the “Sunday Scaries” and how it affected me and my Biglaw career. If you haven’t read it yet, take a look at that post (An Introduction to the Sunday Scaries) and then come on back over to get some […]

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Are You Ready to Quit Your Job? Read on for a list of my top 10 reasons it might be time for you to quit your job! 1. Jealousy.   You find yourself jealous of every person in your office who has a job that appears less-stressful or less-demanding than yours.  For me, this was […]

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