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Biglawrefuge Launch

Big Law Refuge Launches

In the past few months, I’ve been working on a side project for law students called Biglawrefuge. Biglawrefuge is a website that makes it easy to share employment data.   233 more words


Membership has its Privileges

I was recently interviewed by the lovely and vivacious Melissa Maleske, Senior Reporter for Law 360, for an article entitled “How to Stop Hating Your BigLaw Life” – and you can read it… 487 more words


How To Name Your Law Practice, A Legal(ish) Guide


To: Self

From: Self

Re: “Julia’s Legal and Balloon Emporium” As A Potential Business Name.

I. Legal Issue: I need to name my law practice, but the California Bar Association imposes some ethical restrictions that exist primarily to steal my joy. 893 more words


F$$$ You Money

Learning the art of frugality has proven to be important for a multitude of reasons. Not the least of which is that it sets you on a path to freedom. 346 more words


Day Fourteen: Mania

One of these days I’m going to sit down and I’m going to write about guilty pleasures, like the trashy TV shows I sometimes watch while I write, and have somehow convinced my husband to watch with me, or about some of my weird quirks, like my deep hatred of parking garages.   1,610 more words

House of Cards

My suspicions were correct: my boss is cheating on his wife. At the risk of turning my blog into a BigLaw drama, I present to you an account of how his shenanigans were confirmed.* 959 more words



I’m the subject of a two-part series currently appearing in Bloomberg BNA. Here are the links:

Part I: “At Law Firms, Can Culture Create Value?” 12 more words

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