Should I Go to a State-Accredited Law School?

Will I be limiting my legal career graduating from a state-accredited law school?

Five Godawful YouTube Video Depositions

Five of the most heinous video depo excerpts on YouTube. We’re omitting one we’ll highlight later, but here are the five we’ve curated so far.

Considering Groupon? Watch Out For Legal Landmines

You might think signing up for a "daily deals" site like Groupon is a shiny idea. You might.

Why I Deleted My Facebook Account

Law Firm 10 deletes her Facebook account, and chaos ensues.

How Critical are Punctuation and Syntax to Your Job Prospects?

Really really critical, if you ask us. But Ex-Bitter doesn't think so. He even throws in a few sympathetic errors of his own.

Temporary Marriages?

Mexico City is considering a new "temporary" marriage license that would let couples decide how long they stay together.

Five Signs You Might Be an Old Codger Lawyer

C. Hank Peters is kind of a legal industry idiot savant, keeping it real and speaking truth to power. Sometimes, power is an old codger in a hot tub. Just saying. If you find yourself speaking Latinglish, or you know what machine facsimile refers to, you might be an OCL (Old Codger Lawyer). I’m filing […]

Should Law Students Sue Their Law Schools?

“Sure, go ahead and sue, it’s the new way to complain. But don’t expect to get any of the following out of the lawsuit: a full-time job, a part-time job, or a job at KFC.” Seriously, there’s nothing like sitting across a deposition table from the gunners in your graduating class. Only they landed good […]

The Seven Habits of Highly (In)effective Partners

Are BigLaw partners the polar opposite of Steven Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People? It sure seems like it. Read The Seven Habits of Highly (In)effective Partners on Bitter Lawyer.

Will a Law Firm Overlook Bad Grades for Good Experience?

Maybe, but when you compete for jobs that are few and far between, employers are not generally willing to take a risk on a “lower-tier” candidate when they can just pick from, honestly, T1 grads who are in the same boat but with better grades and more impressive resumes. It’s the harsh reality, probably the […]