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Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby schooner » Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:52 pm

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby Cavalier » Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:57 pm

Kimberly K. Egan is a partner in the Washington office of DLA Piper and is co-chairwoman of the firm's U.S. health care sector.

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby d34d9823 » Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:59 pm

Cavalier wrote:Kimberly K. Egan is a partner in the Washington office of DLA Piper and is co-chairwoman of the firm's U.S. health care sector.

That's the spirit.

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby schooner » Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:02 pm

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby d34d9823 » Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:09 pm

schooner wrote:
Cavalier wrote:Kimberly K. Egan is a partner in the Washington office of DLA Piper and is co-chairwoman of the firm's U.S. health care sector.


I'm a 0L so could you please explain the significance? (So what that she's at DLA Piper?)

It got dropped on its head when it was a little baby law firm.

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby schooner » Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:39 am

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:09 pm

Alas, I am ignorant of current events, unsociable, ill-mannered, not humble (arrogant, actually), unkind, inflexible, never on time, an horrendous time manager, careless, whatever the opposite of collegial is, and definitely not fun. All I have going for me is how ridiculously smart I am.

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Alas, I am ignorant of current events, unsociable, ill-mannered, not humble (arrogant, actually), unkind, inflexible, never on time, an horrendous time manager, careless, whatever the opposite of collegial is, and definitely not fun. All I have going for me is how ridiculously smart I am.



LoL. Joke all you want. But, you seriously just described half of my classmates and everyone at my SA who is known as "that guy" (and yes it is almost always a guy).

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Alas, I am ignorant of current events, unsociable, ill-mannered, not humble (arrogant, actually), unkind, inflexible, never on time, an horrendous time manager, careless, whatever the opposite of collegial is, and definitely not fun. All I have going for me is how ridiculously smart I am.



Response: You either develop these traits or you will be screwed. Sorry.

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby Borhas » Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:32 pm

how could any well adjusted, non-sociopathic person fail to understand the importance of "diligence" "collegiality" "punctuality" "personal reputation" etc, in a professional environment.

Shit, I've never worked a "real" or a "good" job before and I knew that being late or being a douche, ought to be avoided.

Be reliable, and amiable... that's really all it takes to perform well in any organization.

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Re: Everything associates didn't learn in law school

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Alas, I am ignorant of current events, unsociable, ill-mannered, not humble (arrogant, actually), unkind, inflexible, never on time, an horrendous time manager, careless, whatever the opposite of collegial is, and definitely not fun. All I have going for me is how ridiculously smart I am.



LoL. Joke all you want. But, you seriously just described half of my classmates and everyone at my SA who is known as "that guy" (and yes it is almost always a guy).


Seriously, the only part of that statement that wasn't true is that I'm kind of up on current events and... I guess I'm pretty flexible, and I am kind/generous intermittently. Other than that it's all true.




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