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09042014
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How often do you cry during big law.

Postby 09042014 » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:13 pm

Age
Gender
Race
Lit/ trans
Bosses sex
Monthly billables
Times you cry a month.

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:19 pm

Age: 27
Gender: Male
Race: White
Lit/ trans: Transactional
Location: New York
Employer: Biglaw
Bosses sex: Male
Monthly billables: 190 to 280
Times you cry a month: Zero. This is literally my only biglaw victory. The day I quit I kind of plan to let out one big cry, but it hasn't happened yet.

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Age: 27
Gender: Male
Race: White
Lit/ trans: Transactional
Location: New York
Employer: Biglaw
Bosses sex: Male
Monthly billables: 190 to 280
Times you cry a month: Zero. This is literally my only biglaw victory. The day I quit I kind of plan to let out one big cry, but it hasn't happened yet.

:shock:

ETA: oops, shouldn't have been anon, Cuse here

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Georgia Avenue » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:25 pm

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:29 pm

Age: 27
Gender: Male
Race: Indian (Dot not feather)
Lit/ trans: IP Litigation
Bosses sex: Male
Monthly billables: Averages to about 195
Times you cry a month: During the dark moments, I usually just think about all the horrible choices I have made in life to end up here and get depressed. This happens twice a month. No tears yet

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby baal hadad » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:53 pm

Age: 26
Gender: cis male
Race: mixed
Lit/ trans: lit
Bosses sex: mostly M
Monthly billables: 165 - 185
Times you cry a month: 0 so far, but my social life depresses me

Edit: shit I don't work in a biglaw firm nm I just saw the part about crying srrybros

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby 09042014 » Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:02 pm

Age: 28
Gender: trans male
Race: Don't Call Me White
Lit/ trans: SHITIGATION
Location: DC
Employer: Biglaw
Bosses sex: Male
Monthly billables: 160
Times you cry a month: 0

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby baal hadad » Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:22 pm

You have a gender section and a trans section what gives

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:27 pm

Age - 5th year associate
Gender - Male
Race - White as the freshly fallen snow
Lit/ trans - transactional
Bosses sex - mixed
Monthly billables - Last year, averaged around 220
Times you cry a month. - Never. Lord knows I've cried over other things in life, but I've never understood why folks cry over work. It's just a job.

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 23, 2014 4:58 pm

Posting for a friend mods- lay off deez nutz
Age 26
Gender: female
Race: White
Lit/ trans: trans
Location: nyc
Employer: Biglaw
Bosses sex: Male
Monthly billables: 120-250
Times you cry a month: 4

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby SLS_AMG » Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:10 pm

Times you cry a month? Lawyers are such bitches.

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:20 pm

I heard a female of-counsel crying in the office last night, it made me REALLY sad.

I haven't cried yet, but came close to it once or twice. First year litigator working around 200 a month.

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby baal hadad » Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I heard a female of-counsel crying in the office last night, it made me REALLY sad.

I haven't cried yet, but came close to it once or twice. First year litigator working around 200 a month.

It's ok tho bc law is really prestigious

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby JusticeJackson » Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:36 pm

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:07 pm

1st year lit associate
190-240/month, average ~215 this year
never cried
threw a bunch of shit around my office once like a MAN
(hoped no one heard, quickly scampered around picking things up)
also got some shitty feedback and today and left at 7 because could not manage, will handle tomorrow

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Re: How often do you cry during big law.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:54 am

Age 23
Gender: male
Race: dot not feather
Lit/ trans: lit
Location: CA
Employer: Shitlaw
Bosses sex: Male
Monthly billables: 140
Times you cry a month: 2 when paycheck comes




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