Friday, August 14, 2009

The Upton Sinclair Of Temp Lawyer Hell



I just learned that anonymous poster "Lawis4Losers" has started his own blog. I have always admired this poster's writing style, but his most recent entry is nothing short of brillant. Please pass this new blog around to as many people as possible.

On Paul Weiss:

"At Paul Weiss, for example, they crammed 120 people into a basement room that NYC fire code rated for 80. This was in 2005. Like steerage passengers on the Titanic, we labored in the bowels of the building, right alongside the boilers and HVACequipment. Lacking air conditioning and adequate ventilation, many came down with colds that went untreated due to the lack of healthinsurance. A cockroach problem soon erupted due to the crumbs and food garbage strewn about the cellar floor, which was treated with multiple Raidroach fogger bombs. The morning after the exterminators finished, dead roaches littered our keyboards and even crawled, stunted but still living, from the floppy drives and servers!

We were paid $21 an hour, straight time, and required to work from 9 am to 11 pm seven days a week. Forbidden to use the firm’s lavish upstairs restrooms, they had all 120 of us split a pair of airplane sized-bathrooms that were on the Concourse level under the Rock Center, open to the public and a favorite bathing spot for the homeless. One affable homeless chap named “Bones” would use the lone toilet in there as a foot bidet, rinsing his diabetic ulcer in the excrement-caked shitpot and yelling “I’m in here motherfucker!”every time one of us coders needed to relieve himself. Most of us just went next door and used the Heartland Brewery’s bathroom (did I mention that restroom breaks of over six minutes had to be deducted from one’s timesheet? As a coder, bowel movements can quickly cut into the bottom line).

Paul Weiss also blocked the fire exits with box upon box of the corporate shit-paper that arrived daily by the truckload like grist to a mill. Had a fire broken out, we would no doubt have burned to death in a modern day Triangle Shirtwaist incident, engulfed in flames while helplessly beating on box-blocked doorways. To work there was to truly feel expendable, utterly worthless and really just downright sub-human. The partners should all be ashamed of themselves."



On Sullivan & Cromwell:

"The next stop on my vagabond coding career was Sullivan & Cromwell, that whitest of the white shoe firms. This dump has three levels of sunless, underground bunkers where the temp attorneys and their documents are warehoused, far away from the skyline corner offices where the serious shitpapergets pushed. It’s like those alternative communities of urban legend that one reads about online: the subway’s “mole people” and such. You are instructed by your temp agency pimp to meet in the lobby of 125 Broad Street at 9 am sharp, where you assemble as a group to be marched upstairs and “processed” like that busload of inmates from The Shawshank Redemption. Told to dress in a “suit and tie” for the first day, they soon march you downstairs to the dungeon where the “coders for life” toil in pajamas and sweatpants, chanting “new fish, fresh fish, we got new fish today” at the suit –clad newbies who are starting the first day of the rest of their lives. Many start openly weeping into their spiffy leather Perry Ellis portfolios, some even freshly monogrammed as recent law school graduation gifts. Many start bleating mindlessly for the mothers, returning to an infantile state as the overwhelming sadness and abject disappointment slowly seeps in. As I said, welcome ye to the first day of the rest of your life!

It’s not too bad there, after you get “on the beam,” as they say in prison. Sullivan is to disorganization, chaos, and complete systemic dysfunction what Elvis was to rock n’ roll: the original master. It’s a bit like that old Cold War joke: An American and a Russian are killed together and both go to Hell. The devil greets them fiendishly and says “Gentlemen, you have two choices. You can either go to American hell or Russian hell.” Curious, the American asks the Devil what the difference is. “In American hell,” says the Devil “you have to eat one shovel full of shit each day.”

“What about the Russian hell?,’ queries the Russian in his thick accent.. The Devil replies, “Comrade, in the Russian hell you have to eat two shovelfuls of shit each day.”

The American naturally chooses the American hell; yet tellingly, the Russian opts for the Russian hell. Two years later, they cross paths and begin sharing their experiences in eternal damnation.

“Comrade, you really screwed up big-time,” says the American. “In my hell I eat my shovel of shit first thing each morning, and do whatever I want to the rest of the day.” Satisfied, he gloats and scoffs at the hapless Ruskie, who replies: “My dear friend, it is you who choose poorly. In our Russian hell, half the time there’s no shovel, and the other half the time there’s no shit!”

So goes a document review project at Sullivan. Due to their colossal ineptitude, lack of common sense, and probably outright fraud, squads of coders arrive for the mandatory 14 hour “workdays” only to be kept idly waiting for hour upon endless hour as documents are loaded, clarifications are sought, software is configured, the moon rises in Taurus and Orion descends into autumn, etc. It’s rare to squeeze more than 45 minutes of actual coding time into a 14 hour day. Not knowing the Sullivan drill, many newbie coders turn down Sullivan gigs because the long hours rightly terrify them. But us veterans know the old “Clownshop” (as the temps call it) all too well. The waiting coders nap, play cards, vandalize the workstations and so on while waiting for documents and instructions that rarely arrive. Some even operate wire fraud scams and lotteries on the S&C computers, thus “double dipping” and making real bank. A cool Nigerian coder even once used the break-room hot plate to cook us all an authentic African ox-tail stew, which ended with a dessert course provided by raiding the partner’s pantry freezer and ripping off a case of ice-cream sandwiches that were meant for some lame Merrill Lynch client meeting or whatever.

Of course, the clients are billed regardless, since firms of this caliber are as immune to the ethics rules as Typhoid Mary was to disease. It’s always some solo ambulance chaser who ends up disbarred for screwing up a $1500 fender bender whiplash case, while Sullivan and the other white-shoe thieves rip off Fortune 500 client’s cash by the wheelbarrow load withtime-wasting make-work and pointless re-reviews of the same irrelevant documents. A few weeks at this place really removes any doubt about what the “practice of law” has devolved into circa 2009: a soulless, money-grubbing scam that is socially toxic, utterly pointless, and rife with insecurity and adolescent pettiness. Did I mention that licensed attorneys below the associate level are not even referred to as “attorneys” by the insecure dolts who run this glorified sewer? The sub-associate level lawyers are called “case analysts” and are essentially perma-temps, installed to babysit the coders and squeal on them like the “straw bosses” of 19thcentury coal mines. Chosen more for their ass-kissing and willingness to rat out slackers than any legal ability, some of these folks are notorious on temp message boards, like the dreaded geek “Clovester” and well-fed “Big Mamma.” Keep an eye out for them. Another SullCromscam is to fill the temp ranks with minority lawyers, thus tooting the “diversity” trumpet and looking good on paper to their corporate, hand-wringing whore-masters. Naturally, the partner-level ranks are as white as a wedding dress soaked in Clorox."


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108 comments:

Anonymous said...

How awesome would it be if "Big Mamma" was included in L4L's book. Maybe he could write a spin off, and base it solely on this fat monstrosity. Frank Norris published a novel entitled the Octopus. L4L could simply label his new book the Beast.

Anonymous said...

This is a million times better than that Notes from the Breadline bullshit written by Roxana at Above the Law.

Anonymous said...

Alright!!!! Mr. Tom this is what I am talking about -- been a huge fan of your descriptions from day one and still am . As someone who has worked a multitude of firms in NYC I can say you are spot on!!!

Carry on brothers and sisters!!! The story is being told. Praise be the Lord!! Ooooooo sweet Jesus, the day of deliverance is coooooooooming......

Anonymous said...

Yes, a book on Valvina, Big Mamma, Clovester, Wonderbox dwellings, medicated attorneys, basement casanovas with thimble dongs - it's all coming out ...before I worked at S&C I had no freakin idea how ghetto BigLaw is at the staff level!!!

I would have had a more dignified life as a lineman for ConEd.

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

"A cool Nigerian coder even once used the break-room hot plate to cook us all an authentic African ox-tail stew, "



The Nigerian posse, endless talents!

Anonymous said...

Paul Weiss is the temp sweatshop of the century.

Meanwhile their notoriously liberal partners (while fighting over money like cats under the infamous "point system") brag about the nobility of the legal profession and the importance of "pro bono work".

Hypocrisy and Dickensian conditions combined make Paul Weiss a temp witch's brew.

Anonymous said...

Valvina Scissorhands is a horror show. Imagine having to work for some bitch that cut up her ex-bf's clothes, and then walks around the basement late at night with a box cutter. Ladies, keep your mace handy!

Anonymous said...

Funny had you only gone to a Top 20 law school you would never have to endure these conditions..tier 3, you get what you pay for..back to the roaches mother fuckers!

Anonymous said...

How can I get the hell out of this world of temping?

I committed the "original sin" of going to law school. Why? Everyone said:
-"It's good to have. You don't need to practice."
-"With a liberal arts undergrad degree (mistake #1) you need it or you'll be flipping burgers at Mickey D's"
-"I'm a Doctorate (of Jurisprudence) which is very prestige"
-"It's better than an M.B.A. (ha, ha, ha) because you have to put in an extra year to get the doctorate."


Now, I have $200 k in nonperforming, non-dischargeable in bankruptcy debt, am divorced with big child support court-ordered since my ex- convinced the judge "all lawyers are rich", and I have no job and get an occasional week-long temp assignment.
Now, the rate is going down. I am lucky if I can get $20 per hour.

I am NOT JOKING: Please can someone tell me how to get a permanent job at Starbucks or Target? I have to have a regular job. I am willing to do anything.

Anonymous said...

If you get a job at Starbucks, the judge will tell you off.

"How dare you work at Starbucks, when you have a law degree and can earn the big bucks!"

Judges are like law professors. They sit up in their ivory towers far removed from the bloodbath that is occuring below.

Anonymous said...

Are you willing to turn tricks? it's legal in Nevada and Rhode Island

Anonymous said...

The only thing that will put an end to this horror scam is when their are massive defaults and the government will be forced to fund a massive bailout. For now, deferments and forebearances are masking the the impending wave of defaults. I for one, am no longer paying my loans. Fuck it. Why should I be treated like a farm animal by a predatory, unsustainable system that will eventually collapse anyway? As long as I have enough money to eat I am fine. But to suck some recruiter's cock so that I can earn less than a garbage man and be locked in a crowded basement with a box cutter wielding psycho bitch is out of the question. Life is too short.

Anonymous said...

Is Big mamma a Lit Analyst or Para? I knew a ghetto Big Mamma who was the receptionist at the S&C location at 55 Broad St.last year. This person was loud and yet the lit analyst 'F' would never do anything about it. But word has it that the receptionist and a certain Update Legal employee are related.....go figure

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Anonymous said...

Read the full post here at

bigdebtsmalllaw.wordpress.com


(And for you S&C alums, "Big Mamma" and the 'Clovester' each got a shout in the full version.

BTW fwd my blog link to lawblog@wsj and tips@abovethelaw.com

They have thus far ignored me

Anonymous said...

psycho much?
psycho much?
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Anonymous said...

3:05 said "But word has it that the receptionist and a certain Update Legal employee are related.....go figure"

All the black ladies at S&C and Update are related in some way - it's the Sisterhood of the Fat Pants. Serioulsy, though they are very loyal to one another. Say something to the one and IT WILL get back to the black chick at the agency. Be careful.....

Anonymous said...

3:05 Technically Big Mamma is a paralegal but around 2004 all the loser paras who had law degrees but were working as paras were given titles of "Litigation Analysts " - espcially as during the time doc review was taking off and they were starting to do more than take boxes up to associates.

But what they do is really the same as what paras do at smaller firms.

Anonymous said...

What happens if China calls in its loans to the U.S.? Will we nuke them? Will we send them California (Do Arnold and Maria like Chinese food)? We actually should send them the Financial District, the Greater DC metro area and all of California. We could even throw in Texas if the Chinese get grumpy.

I heard that the Chinese had to reinforce the concrete bunker that serves as Chairman Mao's tomb because the sound of him laughing his ass off could be heard all the over in Tokyo.

Anonymous said...

Back in the day, I let 65 Broadway Patrick poke me so I could get paid Christmas. I'm a dude.

Anonymous said...

What do you mean poke? Please clarify.

unperson said...

abovethelaw banned me from commenting there because I posted a comment that they should pull their noses out of biglaw's buttcrack

Anonymous said...

Very good writing - but WHAT ABOUT ALL THE FUCKING??? A new chapter must be written on all these mutants hooking up with each other and doubly ripping the company off i.e. jenny fat buns and her beau, ghetto summo and tracy whatever-the-fuck!! And the grossness of running into their interwtined bodies ----- uuuuuuuuuuuuuugggghhh! This is why I busted my ass in college and then law school - a sight I could see in the hood.
It's one thing to see beautiful people make out - and quite another to see flabby slobs!!

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Anonymous said...

I can only imagine the gross mutation that would result from ghetto summo and whoredan havng a blackanese bambino, It would look SOOOO scary and would have such a confused sense of racial awareness. Some people just should not be reproducing.

Anonymous said...

6:27 I agree. tee hee

Anonymous said...

Believe me I did stop paying my loans.

It's Debt City for me.

The judge has said if I miss another child support payment he will throw the book at me, despite my not having a job.
"Start applying to the firms" the judge keeps saying.

Incidentally my parents after all this refuse to see the mistake I/they made pushing me to go to law school. They see it as my personal failing. So it's even worse.

Parents also fuck you over big time with their selfish advice and wanting to impress the Joneses.

Fuck my parents!
Fuck the ABA!

Anonymous said...

fuck you. fuck you all. fuck every last one of you. fuck it.

Anonymous said...

"Everyone said: ..."

Yadda yadda yadda. And you chose to believe them and act on what they said, but somehow none of this is your responsibility - everyone else is to blame, huh? You were probably forced to marry your ex, tricked into having a kid, and then cruelly divorced ... all while having absolutely no part in any of it!

So ... what's stopping you from dropping into Starbucks and filling out a job app? Other than, you know, not having any free will and all that?

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the tea and sympathy.

Yes I guess it's my fault that the world around me drove me to make the biggest mistake of my life. In fact maybe the whole evil legal schooling and work are also my personal failing.

Yes I got divorced.... I am sure I am very unique in this. Marrying a princess that turns to be the bitch from hell. I am sure this never happened to anyone else who got married.

I am saying that the things are being piled on top of each other and that at the core is the disaster law school decision.

Anonymous said...

I did apply to Starbucks and Target, among others.

You may laugh but after the false pretension of law school and the big NY law firms, I especially applied to factory type businesses like these.

I got rejected at every turn.

I tried to apply to work at Walmart management for years and got turned down. I can't say I blame them. They are successful and know a J.D. and temp jobs are worth nothing.

Walmart instead hires people who work for them from the bottom up and get to know their business and culture.

Getting to know the business and culture of Skadden and Dechert you just want to run the other way.

I wish I had never been born.

Being a member of the ABA is like being a member of the S.S.

Anonymous said...

2:33 A.M.

I sincerely hope you die slowly and painfully of bowel cancer.

Anonymous said...

Who wants to apply to Starbucks? This is a good time because those high school morons are headed back to school. Play it dumb but eager when you apply, Einstein, you don't want to intimidate the dropout manager. No need to tell anyone you are a JD - just play loser. Down and out, loser, pathetic, desperate. It's not the best gig in the world but if I was running out of benefits I'd shovel shit.

Anonymous said...

"No need to tell anyone you are a JD - just play loser."

Exactly. It's not like it will be much of a stretch for 2:55/2:59.

Anonymous said...

"I sincerely hope you die slowly and painfully of bowel cancer."

Thin-skinned little motherfucker, arencha?

Lawyers Against The Law School Scam said...

looks like McShill is bringing his act over here, too.

You can find him at JDU, Jdrefuge, ABA Journal, and WSJ Law blog.

I am not sure whether he is a law school dean or otherwise connected to the law school scam in some way, but he is everywhere we are, and he is ALWAYS fighting against anyone who speaks out against the law school scam and the ABA, et al.

It is possible that instead of being a law school scam participant he is just a person with a near-sociopathic degree of affinity with "the establishment" and antipathy towards "rebels" in general.

Check out his act over on the locales I listed above. He uses the same username all the time on ABA Journal and JDU, although he used to freelance a lot at JDU.

Anonymous said...

It's not nice to tell people that they should die of cancer.

It's just not nice, it's not nice, it's not nice.

Why are people so mean to each other?????? Whhhhhhhyyyyyyy???

Don't we have enough pain and misery and suffering?????? Whhhhhhhhhyyyyyyyy??????


Why???????? Why?????? Waaaaaaahhhhh, waaaaaaaaaahhhhh, I want my momma and I wish I had never been born. This world is very very very cruel !!!

I hope all the cruel people shrivel up and die in a cauldron of steaming shit.

Anonymous said...

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Two thirds of women prefer working for male bosses because they are better managers and less prone to moods, a study has suggested.

Published: 8:46AM BST 13 Aug 2009

Two thirds of women prefer working for male bosses because they are better managers and less prone to moods Photo: GETTY
Many female employees also like having a man in charge because they are 'more authoritative' and 'more straight-talking' than their female counterparts.

Women rated men 'tougher', 'better at delegation' and also more likely to regularly dish out praise.


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'Market affects City trader mood swings'And men were also hailed as being better decision-makers and having more grasp of the business overall than women do.

It also emerged four out of ten women who have female bosses believe they could do a better job than their immediate superior.

The survey results were revealed in the wake of Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman's comment that men "cannot be left to run things on their own".

On Wednesday, a spokesman for http://www.OnePoll.com, which carried out the research, said: "The results make interesting reading as there were pros and cons to both sexes.

"The research found while women are good at dealing with employees' personal issues within the office environment most felt men were better at 'steering the ship'.

"Men were also revealed to be better at having an overall vision of the direction the business was going to take over the long-term.

"But women were better at dealing with those slightly uncomfortable issues that pop up from time to time because they were felt to be better listeners than men.

"On the other hand many women felt they could do as good or even better than their female boss while only a handful said they could emulate their male manager.

"The results do paint a picture of men being a bit harder and more driven, but that isn't always the kind of approach which is needed.

"So perhaps Harriet Harman was right when she said there should be a management team made up of men and women to balance things up."

The study of 2,000 women in full or part-time employment asked whether they would prefer to have a man or woman as their immediate line manager.

Some 63 per cent expressed a male preference, while only 37 per cent opted for a woman.

The results also revealed one in six women who currently work under a woman is experiencing 'underlying tension' between themselves and their boss.

A host of reasons emerged for the male preference including a feeling female managers felt threatened by other women at work.

A failure to leave personal problems at home was also cited.

Other issues included a lack of flexibility over leaving early or starting late.

But despite the worries, female bosses did score highly on the more personal side of the manager/employee relationship.

They were revealed as being approachable, more trustworthy and more compassionate in a member of staff's time of need.

The research also revealed 66 per cent of women are currently happy in their job amid the recession, while only one in 20 said they would be looking to change jobs in the near future.

Anonymous said...

Who cares???

Anonymous said...

Fuck all of you people.

Anonymous said...

women bosses are a nightmare.

they try to be ball busters and cant make a fucking decision. Because they want to have everything and choices require weighing.

women,back to the kitchen and bedroom for t action.

Anonymous said...

Who cares??

Anonymous said...

Lol..you ppl suck & should be gassed en masse..if you burn down the projects w/ the ppl in them the SALAs @ S&C would have a problem getting to work...fucking ghetto ass trash..sterilization should be mandatory fuck public assistance & Popeyes fried chicken..oh & for the rest of you fucktards on this site..travel back in time via a machine & go to a Top 20 ..you would have saved yourselves a lifetime of misery

Anonymous said...

11:11 P.M.

Please put a bullet through your fucking useless empty skull immediately.

Thanks.

Anonymous said...

This site needs to be moderated...Tom the Temp where are you? with that being said you ppl truly are sad, sorry, sloppy holes that should be exterminated immediately..do not pass go, do not collect $200..deleted..good bye..Top 20 or bust..holla! you get what you pay for

Anonymous said...

Fuck off and die faggot.

Anonymous said...

I hope you are killed by a drunk driver on Christmas Eve, you worthless cunt.

Anonymous said...

lots of hostility tonight...cool. I love it.

Palpatine said...

"Good! I can feel your anger! It gives you focus...makes you stronger!"

Anonymous said...

women are bitches but if nice rack can look at.

but don't give them power they will be the boss from hell!

Anonymous said...

"Lol..you ppl suck & should be gassed en masse.."


Hi, agencies and law deans!
Gotta keep the scam growing and bringing new teens into the pool.

Anonymous said...

"Are you willing to turn tricks? it's legal in Nevada and Rhode Island"

Yes I will turn tricks.
It's not as good as a permanent job but better than temping at Dechert.

Will anyone want to have a trick that is a divorced middle aged debt ridden temp laywer with two kids?
I think they are looking for 19 year old nice firm breasts.

Anonymous said...

A 19-year old with firm breasts will probably not be as desperate as a middle-aged debt-ridden temp attorney with two kids.

I am sure you will turn better tricks. Bring it on sistaaaaaaah!!!

And yes, it is probably better than temping at Dechert. At least you can go to the bathroom when you want to.

Anonymous said...

TOWN HALL!!
TOWN HALL!!
REVOLUTION!!
REVOLUTION!!
DEATH AND TAXES TO THE POLITICIANS AND CORPORATE ELITE!!
DEATH AND TAXES TO THE POLITICIANS AND CORPORATE ELITE!!

Anonymous said...

Someone recently asked how it was working ar Pfizer. It's a good company and most of the people there were pretty decent - but I had the misfortune to work with a bunch of paras particularly a parrot-nose para in compliance by the name of Heather bloom or some shit like that. Watch out for her - get the hell away!!! She was WEIRD - she started panting and sweating and fideting in a manic mode during the interview and even after. So hyper and nasty - and full of herself - she has some "mangement degree" and envisions herself a CEO - asking me if I could take phone calls -- uuuuuuh, yeah sister, I am a lawyer for god's sake and have done much more than your admin. ass pushing paper and organizing your desk and decorating the office with origami. And her buddy another para limp noodle Omer was equally annoying total dead fish - - two annoying lowly paras who act way more important than their position and lame. Try NOT to work with them - the rest of the attorneys and paras were very normal and sweet.

Anonymous said...

2:59am,
The phrase is "overqualified." Anyone with a law degree (or any other advanced-education degree) will never get hired at McDonalds, Starbucks or anywhere else.

Anonymous said...

Whatzzzzzzz up guys??? What' s poppin???

Anonymous said...

I heard Clovester got married last weekend!!

DocReviewRefugee said...

In the 1990's, I worked on a temporary gig as a paralegal for a few days in an office building that I believe was near South St. Seapor. What was its name?

Polyester Polly said...

Get ready people's!! Shave, work-out, wax that ass. Japan is officially out of recession as of tonight, Germany and France as well. Things are going to get better. Get ready my temp armies - get out of that underwear and start looking presentable.

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Anonymous said...

Too bad we didnt pick our own cotton...we wouldnt be in this mess with all the ghetto ass trash...they look like mutants..down with public assistance!

Anonymous said...

hey does anyone know this sad jd temp who worked @ S&C..think his name is david koswozkicy?? stay away from that loser he's a dumb mutant who smells!

Anonymous said...

I don't know him but there are a lot of people at S&C basement that smell ....

Anonymous said...

I find it hard to believe that anyone would ver marry clovester. He is just so unappealing in every regard.

Anonymous said...

"But I never picked Cotton, like Momma and Daddy and my Brother did. No I never picjed cotton. "

Anonymous said...

I feel like a drowning man due to law school debt, no job, and low temp wages and child support and alimony.

Anonymous said...

I went to a pretty top law school Hofstra which cost a fortune. However I still have trouble getting law firms to interview me. I think all law schools are the same and Hofstra is the same as Yale but the law school racket puts out false scores and rankings to keep the competitive game going. Like a game show The Price is Right.

Many people in my class are smarter than the Ivies and this is just a fraud to say we can't get a job because of our lack of effort. I have mailed 20,000 organizations on lawcrossing.com.

SUCK MY BIG ONE NEW YORK BAR!

Anonymous said...

You should marry Clovester. He has money and he is lonely. At this point he will take a goat.

Anonymous said...

Whatzzzzzzz going on guyzzzzzzz?????

Lifer said...

Priv team tards spent 30 minutes discussing "arguments" for redacting portions of an email. Fucking morons.

Anonymous said...

Uuum are you serious? Hofstra? thats a tier 3 school and it sucks, thats why you're not getting interviewed by Big Law moron..keep your head down and keep clicking..click..click..shoulda gone to a top 20..click click...took the bar 7 times before passing..click click

Anonymous said...

Clovester married??? Does NY allow interspecies marriages? Did the ceremony take place in the stinky basement, officiated by Big Mamma? I thought animals weren't allowed in the building. Did FaguLLARD give him away? Were the Fat Marks the flower girls? Did Tracy Whoredan serve as security watch? Was ANUS the greetor? Who could have done the readings? Certainly not Lucy Koward!!!! She seems incapable of serving in any capacity. Were the temps forced to be an audience on the clients dime. Did Big Mamma eat the entire buffet of franks and beans and chips?

Anonymous said...

Fucking crybaby temps -- get a job, then maybe you will be treated like an employee. Until then, you are just a crybaby temp.

Anonymous said...

How nice for Clovester. Maybe he can now join Gaylard and Mark the lil pad thai on the list of S&C staff attorneys who openly cheat on their wives. Is adultery part of the training program there? Watch out ladies, Clovester is going to be ready to pounce any minute now!

Anonymous said...

How does S&C staff projects? Do they use a certain agency, or is it done in-house?

Anonymous said...

5:33 P.M.

Fuck off and die.

Thanks.

Anonymous said...

I added an "About" section:

http://bigdebtsmalllaw.wordpress.com/about/

Anonymous said...

6:33

Oh, such an intellectual response -- it shows your maturity level. Good thing you don't litigate because judges typically do appreciate "fuck" when used in an argument.

Keep up the good work crybaby temp.

With little work most of you should die of starvation soon. Thank God.

Good night!

Anonymous said...

I was so depresssed today because life is going by and there are no jobs -- and then I read all that stuff about Clovester -- and it was too funny - had me rolling on the floors!! Brings back memories when I worked with ole stinky pants - I don't know which is worse. Not working - or working with him!!

Thanks to all those who provide some laughs -- and TTT for letting us make some moronic jokes!!!

Anonymous said...

I find it hard to believe Clovester found a mate. That is impossible!! I will kill myself if he found someone and I, a normal person, did NOT!!!!

Anonymous said...

8:34 P.M.

Eat a bullet, you smug little faggot.

Die.

Anonymous said...

Haven't seen or heard from BetterCoder around here for a while...

He must have been laid off, or maybe a project ended and he never got re-hired because they outsourced it to Bangalore...

Poor, poor BC.

Now, he's out of work and his skillz are getting stale, so soon he's gonna be WC...

WorseCoder.

Anonymous said...

5:33, who is the construction worker: I can see it now - construction worker goes to his union job and brags to the other construction workers about how he tells the temp lawyers to fuck off and die - hah hah. Brags about how the blue collars have it so much better than the low life temp lawyers. hah hah. Well it may be true right now but when your body has gone to hell, will there be a desk job waiting for your sorry self? Will you retire at 40 when your knees and shoulders are shot? You troll. go find someplace else to vent your spleen, you childish fuck.

Anonymous said...

I hope 5:33 P.M. does a swan dive from forty stories up onto an I-beam.

Anonymous said...

If Alex Gallard can hook up, anyone can !! And it sounds like Gayllard hooks up a lot. There is an ass for every seat.

Anonymous said...

To all those assholes that have been telling us that we are low life losers including Better Coder and that fucking construction worker (who is probably the racist fuck as well): life teaches hard lessons. You'll be learning yours sooner or later.

Man in the silk suit hurries by -
As he catches the poor old lady's eye, just for fun he says "get a job!

Anonymous said...

8:45: I'm sure that whatever Clovester found to marry is not normal, so don't compare yourself to it or Clovester or stinky pants or any of the mutants. Stay the course.

Anonymous said...

"Man in the silk suit hurries by -
As he catches the poor old lady's eye, just for fun he says "get a job!"


Then the arrogant Armani wearing pig is beaten and viciously gangraped by AIDS infected transients lying in wait around the next corner.

Anonymous said...

And the world says "amen"

Anonymous said...

Break out your Godfathers record and sing it with me people...

Birth, school, code, death...

Birth, school, code, death...

Birth, school, code, death...

Birth, school, code, death...

Anonymous said...

All in all, we're just another brick in the wall. Gotta suck it up and deal.

Anonymous said...

I can see the writing on the WALL! --

"Run to the bedroom,
In the suitcase on the left
You'll find my favorite axe.
Don't look so frightened
This is just a passing phase,
One of my bad days.
Would you like to watch T.V.?
Or get between the sheets?
Or contemplate the silent freeway?
Would you like something to eat?
Would you like to learn to fly?
Would'ya?
Would you like to see me try?"

----PINK F

Anonymous said...

Gotta sleep now. Good night, sweet dreams.

Anonymous said...

Big Mamma Is a scary scary nightmarw. BEWARE of the evil GIANT BITCH from Antiqua

Anonymous said...

Actually many construction workers open up their own contracting/construction firms and sit back and collect $$..remember unlike you losers construction workers have unions which offer them pensions, 401k, great benefits etc..jealous much?? you fucking unemployed jd loser temps get NADA..and we didnt even have to graduate HS..whos laughing now mother fucker!! $35/hour + overtime biotch!

Anonymous said...

Is there a moderator on this site??? some of this ppl are scary crazy...

Anonymous said...

the temp agencies lie outright to you!!!

Anonymous said...

the temp agencies lie outright to you!!!

Ehi a retarded said...

screw you ehi!!! You fat dumb piece of shit. You give lazy nigers a bad name!!


And fuck u anus

Anonymous said...

8:57

Oh "faggot", now that's another argument courts like to hear . . . objection the opposing party is a faggot. Sustained!!!

GET A REAL JOB.

No wonder you are an unemployed twat clicker.

Have a good day!

Anonymous said...

10:25 AM

May you drive into a bridge abutment at 100 miles an hour, you ignorant zilch.

Drop dead.

Anonymous said...

Be an analyst and help S&C bill pad their high profile clients because Gary and David are the worst maagers ever. Just grease their palms (or other ____) and you have full access to triple pay after midnight. You need ot work at all! Jamaicans preferred!

Anonymous said...

Having worked at S&C for two years, that was a spot-on description of what life is like there. It was the best job I ever had, because I never actually did anything except watch DVDs, watch TV, read, and hang out.
It's too bad someone who writes so well was relegated to that basement,. Once upon a time you might have made a living in journalism, but apparently, if law is tough, it is no longer possible to earn a living in writing that field at all.

Anonymous said...

That was so beautiful it made me weep. Dang.

Anonymous said...

Seriously, some of you guys are crazy. A few are disturbed, others funny as hell. The problem is that some temps come in with the lazy or crazy attitude. You show up to these assignments and treat people (fellow temps and Lit. Analyts) like crap. Some of us are very nice and professional towards you. Why should we have to pay because one of my nasty co-workers was a prick to you?

I agree- there are lit analysts who have no shame in their game but some of us work very hard and when we do interact with JD reviewers- we treat them with respect and civility.

It is also obvious from some of these posts that many of you complainers haven't been to S&C in a while. Lets be honest here- you were banned and now you are bitter. Not cute.