“I keep making mistakes, and I’m not sure how to improve.”

“I spent 10 hours in the office but only billed 5 . Where did my time go?”

“Law school taught me how to think like a lawyer, not how to succeed as a lawyer.”

Sound familiar?

Being a new lawyer is hard. I want to make it easier for you.

This Lawyer Life is a website for junior attorneys looking for tips to help navigate the early years of their legal career from someone who has been there, done that, and lived to tell the tale.

I am a senior associate in NYC biglaw who has worked through the glory days pre-recession and the scarier times afterward, with some experience in the not-for-profit sector as well. Most of the time I actually like my job, and I want to help you enjoy yours too.

Get in touch via thislawyerlife@gmail.com


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