Monday, November 23, 2009

1 Hour Notice

"This is my first MAJOR gripe about doc review in about 3 years. In July about 60 people were recruited by Lexolution to do a review for Dechert. The review initially went well. We did our job, had no complaints from the people upstairs and then all of a sudden we were told to pack our stuff because the project will be suspended until at least next week. We were given 1 hour notice on the eve of thanksgiving week! Some people actually need to prepare to take their belongings (e.g. tupperware, mugs, dinner, ipods, wires, etc.) since we practically lived there anyway and were all under the impression that the project was going to last through December

Its clearly obvious where we rank on the totem pole but they should've had the decency to give us more notice than 1 hour. To add insult to injury, we may also not qualify to file for unemployment until we find out whether in fact we are officially unemployed. We were told that we should know by Wednesday whether we're coming back. What a load of crap this is!

Of course, I'm not surprised that we were let go right before thanksgiving. After all, its not as if Dechert has any respect for social standards and to them we are a dime a dozen anyway. But at least have the decency to give us more notice than 1 hour! It is noteworthy that we were all let go on a Friday. Ya think this was planned in advance?

It just goes to show that there is no fraternity among the legal profession, nor are there any social boundaries. For the first time in my life, I'm thankful we have a penal code. Who knows, if murder were legal they would probably set the whole case room on fire just to avoid letting us have our unemployment benefits, which by the way, is not nearly enough to get by."

166 comments:

Anonymous said...

friggity first?
Captain FIRST!

Anonymous said...

Yes, they do this all the time but GOD FORBID that you do this to them. They get soooooo pissed. Just the other day I had to cancel on a recruiter bitch [she had already let me down like this a 100times] - I was sick. You should have heard how nasty she got. They can dish it out but they can't take it.

Nando said...

What a great "profession" law is, huh? Imagine a doctor or dentist being given one hour notice. Try to picture legions of unemployed and under-employed MDs and DDSs.

Imagine basements filled with MDs cranking out shitpaper and reviewing billing codes. Law is a disgraceful industry - plain and simple.

http://thirdtierreality.blogspot.com

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Anonymous said...

Deb Sharpe is one crazy ass ghetto recruiter. If you work with her, you know you have hit rock bottom.

Sonia said...

Scott Krowitz is just like my ex-husband. Says one thing, does another. Expects you to give all the time in the world, but will dump you at an hour's notice. I say BAH!

Anonymous said...

Work in China, I've heard the economy is thriving.

Anonymous said...

There's so much wrong with this post.

3 years in a TEMP job? At what point does it sink in that it's just not going to happen for you as a lawyer, and that it's time to think about a career outside of the law?

No fraternity in the legal profession? Sorry, but any practicing attorney can tell you that that's just not true. It's that your superiors don't consider legal temps to be part of the profession. That's why they refer to you as "temp JD reviewers" instead of "contract attorneys".

Anonymous said...

Even if they keep you on hold and don't work for a week pending a decision on whether to continue the project, you can claim unemployment.

Anonymous said...

"3 years in a TEMP job? At what point does it sink in that it's just not going to happen for you as a lawyer."

You can take back my law loans and we will call it even. Until then, I (like many others) are stuck in this muck of shit. So, STFU.

I agree. Contract attorneys are no such thing. If there are any contracts, they are totally one-sided in the agency's favor.

Anonymous said...

Sonia you speak da truth.


When I dump a recruiter and they get nasty I want to sing that song:

"How does it feel
To treat me like you do....."


Biiiiiiaaatch!!!!

Anonymous said...

States consider offering a single national Bar exam...

http://www.newser.com/story/74588/states-consider-uniting-to-offer-one-bar-exam.html?utm_source=part&utm_medium=inbox&utm_campaign=newser

"The move would allow lawyers trying to find a job in a competitive market to practice in any state; consumers would be able to use one lawyer for cases that span state lines, potentially saving them money, reports USA Today."

Anonymous said...

When I dump a recruiter and they get nasty I want to sing that song:

"Cry me a river......." You Whore!

Anonymous said...

Over at ATL, an incoming first year at Haynes & Boone in Texas (in fricking Texas!!!) is complaining because his comp just dropped from $160K to $145K.

WTF has happened to this profession, that a sliver of first years bitch about $145K and others are doing document review for $25 per hour? And glad to get it, too.

Anonymous said...

8:14

Yeah, but what is his pedigree? Dartmouth, followed by YLS? While yours is SUNY Binghampton followed by BLS? Or Rutgers followed by Ave Maria?

PEDIGREE MATTERS, NEPHEW!!! Law is a caste system... this should be no surprise. Get used to shining these guys' shoes and kissing up to your Ivy Masters! You're gonna be doin' it for a long, long time...

Anonymous said...

1 hour is a gift. seriously.

Yes, there were times when temp agencies would announce a cut around mid-day and let you work until the end of the day. But those days are over. You're lucky you didn't just get a phone call over the weekend to say you don't have to come back. Or an announcement to stop working that very minute and clock out in the next 5 minutes. Those kinds of things happened all the time. Not saying it's the right thing, but the it was and is the norm.

As for the law being the only profession where such a thing can happen, you've got to be kidding. In the real world, not only do temps get cut unceremoniously and abruptly, permanent staff suffer the same types of dismissals as well. Once again, not saying it's fair. but it's normal.

Anonymous said...

I was on this project. It was not 1 hour notice. That would have been considerate. It was less than 10 minute notice. I do not blame Lex. It was Dechert who treated us like shit. I have worked for Lex before. They always treated me fairly. Unfortunately, Lex like all these other agencies has to kiss these firms asses to get the business.

Anonymous said...

You ppl all suck, damn bottom feeders, ghetto dwelling bastards, YOU ALL SHOULD BE GASSED>
If you go to a shit school you will be temping thats a no brainer...paralegal make more and are treated w/ respect..

Anonymous said...

this nation used to be nice and pearly white, now its full of ghetto trash..close the borders already, enough is enough..only skilled workers need apply, not welfare trash and ugly to boot, GASS THE PROJECTS/THE HOOD!

Anonymous said...

no one ever missed amadou diallo

Anonymous said...

wow theres a lot of hate on this site...got the holiday blues?? cant we all just get along?

Anonymous said...

Love for all, hatred for none

Anonymous said...

When I dump a recruiter I sing:

"Kiss my broke, saggy, hairy temp ass....[original lyrics]"

You know it must be a bad project if I, desperate and starving, have to kick a recruiter!!!

La, la, la....

Anonymous said...

Did you peoplezzzzz know that there are some people who have been on unemployment since May 2006 - and they have gotten THREE years in benefits -- [check the NY state website} what a bunch of sorry ass motherfuckers - even less than a year I have know I have to do something different, new state, new career - who are these people GETTING BENEFITS FOR THREE YEARS - oh and I can't even get ONE extension!!!! What the fuck is the government thinking -- benefits for three years???? You should just kill yourself by now....

Anonymous said...

I am sympathetic to many of the gripes on this board, but this is not one of them.

Here's how something like this can happen.

1. Big Case is underway and you staff with temp lawyers as demanded by the client (indeed, often clients specify temp lawyers to staff doc requests when big firms bid for the work). Budget is limited.

2. Client receives overtures for settlement and/or mediation and decides to explore it. Client tells firm "stop the press."

3. Law firm calls off the dogs and stops the work; if they keep it going, they're not going to collect anything for it and the firm has to pay - means they're just throwing money away, and the partners on the case have fiduciary responsibilities they must fulfill to the other partners and the firm.

So I'd get over it. Having said that, firms do a terrible job of treating temps respectfully. I find that if I use a little communication, and show gratitude, morale and work flow improve. Sadly, many of my peers do not get this and enjoy being petty tyrants.

Anonymous said...

9:56, if you need an extension that means you have been sucking the teet of the state for close to 6 months. 6 months and you can't fuckin find a job with a law degree. Move into the park and die of starvation.

Anonymous said...

What were the temps like on the project? Good to work with?

Anonymous said...

10:02 - First, I thought it was "teat".

Second, while what you says makes sense in any normal economy, it's just like a conservative to say someone is "sucking at the teat of the state"... and then as soon as they become unemployed, to... suck at the teat of the state.

In case y'all conservatives haven't figured this fundamental principle of life out yet, THE STATE IS YOU AND ME. WE ARE THE FUCKING STATE. YOU GET OUT OF THE STATE WHAT YOU PUT INTO IT.

The state is the sum total of all our human needs, i.e., the desire to live in a civilized society, codified into law. Sometimes it is codified into law in a very messy way. But just try not having a state, or defunding it... then just wait until hardship comes along, you run out of cash and the lights go out... Then what?

In America, the private sector oppresses us, exploits us, tricks us, and misleads us much more than the state does... so focus on the real a$$holes, not shrinking government down so your weak ass little ego can feel bigger.

Anonymous said...

8:13-And while you're busy singing "Cry Me a River", they are simultaneously adding you to their blacklist.

zerpo said...

I don't know that I qualify for unemployment so I've never collected. Instead I work for piddly sums of money picking up work from other attorneys. It sucks.

I hear such bad things about doc review but when it was $35/hr it seemed like you could still live off of it. Now though I never see rates that high and I still can't get a doc review gig. I interview with these agencies and then they never contact me again, I work with other attorneys sometimes that tell me the same thing has happened to them.

The profession of law sucks and it is indeed a caste system, or it's a high risk system for starting your own practice...which is really rough because of the high cost of attendance. If I wasn't living at my parents house right now I bet I'd either be in a project or on the street.

My life is a smoldering wreck and I'm not even 30 yet. Oh yeah my student loans are due again, I wonder if I get another deferment or if it's just going into default now.

Anonymous said...

8:57
Actually, in my case I'm NYU Law in the 70s, and attended a prestigious college.

Definitely not BigLaw, but I'm doing fine. I have 30 years of experience in a highly specialized part of the law. I won't starve; I make my own schedule; and I get to make my living doing interesting work.

I'm concerned, though, about the profession. In the 70s, people from Brooklyn LS and NYLS actually got jobs--not great ones, but ones where they were paid acceptably well and learned how to be a lawyer. And some of them have made out well.

That seems out of reach now for a lot of recent law grads. And conditions in these doc review jobs seem terrible. We appear to lavish a great deal of money on a small slice of people who can't possibly be worth even remotely that much right out of school--sorry BigLaw associates, I think you're in love with yourselves-- and then let the remainder suck wind.

I don't know how we got to this point. As Dave Barry says, when TSHTF, I plan to be dead.

Anonymous said...

Outsourcing to India is real, increasing, and won't go away.

It's not the jobs you SEE disappear, it's the jobs you never see in the first place that account for most of the outsourcing.

One recent economic study showed that up 25% of ALL existing American jobs could disappear to outsourcing.

In a bad economy, the outsourcing trend only intensifies as companies look to continue squeezing out profit in a weak, marginal environment.

And don't think there will be a massive influx of these jobs BACK to the USA after the current jobless recession is over.

Once these companies are able to capture the ROI from outsourcing and realize these profits, do you think they'll turn back?

You may see a small trickle of jobs move back to the US, in very spotty cases, but the vast majority of clients will maintain strengthen their outsourcing networks and lock those profit margins in as a buffer against future hard times.

That "25% figure" isn't just for legal jobs... it's for ALL American service jobs that don't require employees to be present in person with a client.

It means a wide range of legal jobs, but also a HUGE swath of all types of white collar "service" jobs including accounting, customer service, corporate research, stock market analysis, business plan writing, etc.

This is a cold law of economics -- the Law of Comparative Advantage. India, China, etc. have a comparative advantage of VERY LOW LABOR COSTS.

This will continue to pound the American economy for years to come, sapping opportunities away from college and professional school graduates.

These are the vast forces of globalization sweeping over our planet. They are immutable economic laws.

We can legislate against outsourcing, but what politician wants to speak up, since they are all beholden to their corporate campaign contributors?

The only answer will be when the economic pressures of globalization on American citizens become so great, and living standards have declined so much, that the American people are pushed into some kind of uprising.

Anonymous said...

I agree with 1:56. This profession used to be a good one for all-even those who went to law schools with less than stellar reputations. Everyone made a decent living and treated each other with respect as members of an elite profession. I miss the old days.

laidofflawyer said...

I agree that such short notice is unprofessional and disrespectful. But they (large corporate law firms) didn't treat their associates any better. After years at the firm, we were given four days to get out. Someone needs to start taking ownership of the profession. Clearly it won't be the ABA. If we don't enforce certain professional courtesies, then who will?

http://laidofflawyer.wordpress.com/2009/10/17/the-dearly-departed/

Anonymous said...

8:57

One economist described this as "the winner take all economy" a number of years ago. It comes from globalization and job outsourcing, and allows those at the top to make more and more money while squeezing out more efficiencies from below and moving labor units and profit centers around the global chessboard to where they can yield the highest returns.

Anyone who knows anything about economics and human nature will not be surprised by this situation. It's an inexorable force, and like I said, the only way out is to take advantage of whatever remains of the burning, charred husk of our "democracy" and legislate to roll back our Corporate Masters before they find some way of rigging all elections. They have already bamboozled a sizable chunk of the electorate into supporting zombie politicians like Sarah Palin. Now they want to totally enslave the American people in the next election.

Our Corporate Masters will not rest until we are back in feudalism.

Anonymous said...

They let you go before Thanksgiving? Boo hoo. Get rid of your sense of entitlement.

Anonymous said...

7:24, the American people are weak and will never rise up against anything.

The Yuppie Attorney said...

ONLY IN AMERICA

First job I was laid off from we made packaging Tupperware. We got axed on the FRIDAY before going on Christmas holiday. It was a surprise. We had back orders to fill. We were busy.

The machinery was shipped overseas. The plant closed. They didn't fight the unemployment. They didn't give a sh*t about us. Ironically in my last check was a bonus. The higher up promised us a bonus if we made a profit. This event changed my entire outlook to employment and business.

Christmas is the worst time for layoffs. Don't buy presents. Thank God you have job in this economy.

Friend said...

This is shabby behavior, but it is often the same in many businesses, where people are told they must leave immediately or on the same day. Read the story of the B of A GC who was escorted to his car and not even allowed to take personal property along.

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Anonymous said...

"In the 70s, people from Brooklyn LS and NYLS actually got jobs--not great ones, but ones where they were paid acceptably well and learned how to be a lawyer. And some of them have made out well."

It was still true through the 90s. I, too, can say that I have years of experience in a specialized part of the law, I make my own schedule, and I spend my days doing interesting (and meaningful) work. I chose BLS over Fordham because BLS offered me a scholarship based on my LSAT score and Fordham didn't. Less prestige, but who cares after you've landed the first job? The lower debt load was worth it.

I agree that it seems to be much harder now, but in my day, people also had some sense of starting in a relatively low-paying job and working their way up. Now it's all "I want to start at the top and these $45K shitlaw jobs are beneath me!" And yet they put in two or three years as temps. Go figure.

Anonymous said...

This is an embarassing question - but after being unemployed for a while I am desperate. I saw a news piece on food pantries - does anyone know how they work? Are they just soup kitchens or can one buy subsidized groceries here as well? Betwen student loans and credit card payments I have nothing left to eat with!!

Anonymous said...

no 3:28, its not that the "shitlaw" jobs are "beneath" people, its that they can not in most cases afford to take them because the pay is too low to deal with the amount of debt from law school. When you went to law school 3:28, debt was MUCH lower AND it was dischargeable, that is no longer the case. Its not the same now, the world has changed, please join the rest of the blog in the 21st century.

Anonymous said...

THIS IS WHAT I MEAN:

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/bizchina/2009-11/24/content_9028469.htm

The United States of America doesn't really exist anymore as a sovereign nation. We, the ground-level peons, think we still exist as a nation, and continue to naively fly US flags and talk as if we exist, but our existence as a sovereign Republic is fictional. As Thomas Friedman says, American corporations no longer defend American interests... they sort of hover above America, intervening only when they see the opportunity to pay off some politicians to tweak some laws so they can milk the budget and squeeze a bit more profit from the peons.

Republican and Democratic politicians are two sides of the same coin. Republicans are pure evil, bloodsucking vampires who have long ago sold themselves out to business interests in favor of phony demagogic issues. Democrats are weak, spineless cowards and self-obsessed narcissists more concerned with perpetuating their phony-baloney careers than in rebuilding our economy.

I still vote Democratic and consider myself a Democrat, but I'm a realist. Unless the Dems can free themselves of the tyranny of dependency on corporate campaign contributions, and offer Americans the real, unadulterated truth, we will continue to slide down the greased pit into the inferno of globalism. The Middle Class is the walking dead in this country, thanks to decades of conservative rule, bilking and hoodwinking the masses into false consciousness. PEOPLE NEED TO WAKE UP!!! The United States of America and its middle class are on their deathbeds because vile politicians have sold our country out from under our feet!

Anonymous said...

If you have actually represented a client in litigation, you should well understand how quickly things change on a dime.....it seems you all have forgotten what the process of litigation entails..it never is a job guarantee, BECAUSE the best outcome is a settlement. Hello, people..haveyou forgotten some basics about the practice of law. Temping is not welfare.

Anonymous said...

What the fuck is Joe Lieberman doing in the Democratic party??
This sucker has been straddling the fence for a while. It's people like him that are holding up proress.

Joe has got to go!!
Joe has got to go!!
Joe has got to go!!

Anonymous said...

Agreed -- JOE HAS GOT TO GO!!! He and his sellout attitude make me puke up my lunch AND dinner.

Anonymous said...

8:16 - AGREED. Joe has got to go!!

Anonymous said...

Lieberman is the only sane one in the Senate with those leering, loser liberals ready to bamkrupt our nations.

The health care plan is a disaster. Start over and come up with something that pays for itself for fuggeddaboutit!

Anonymous said...

Joe and the Eunuch both need I Hour Notice!!!

Anonymous said...

INVENTORY OF JOE LIEBERMAN'S BRAIN CELLS:

88% - ISRAEL

7% - CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS FROM BANKS

3% - WHINING

2% - BUY MORE LAXATIVES!!!

Anonymous said...

I agree with this blog that the worst thing about doc review is the lack of any notice of duration and end.

This is just a question of common decency which Lexolution is sorely lacking.

I worked on a project that was on and off and every time I worked on I was just told 1 minute before "OK we don't need you any more."

Being a professional is about respecting yourself. But the sheep in doc review just sit there and put up with anything. Some do vote with their feet and leave if they have something better.

I got lectured before my last review on how much better India was. I felt so demeaned having to listen to this. But the point of the speech was to warn us how unneeded we were.

Sonia said...

Why doesn't Mr. Krowitz move to India then? I am sure his doctor wife would appreciate a break from supporting his sorry ass.

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Anonymous said...

These are not real jobs.

Anonymous said...

License? License? WE DON'T NEED NO STINKIN' LICENSE TO PRACTICE LAW!

JUST GO TO INDIA BABY!

POOR ENGLISHN NO JD, NO BAR, NO LLM NO NOTHIN'!

Only a retard goes into debt to go to law school. Game over kiddos!

Anonymous said...

These comments are pretty ridiculous. Every time someone like 9:57 posts an actual intelligent message, it's ignored in favor of ranting.

Anonymous said...

1154

957 is not an "intelligent response." It is identifying with management rather than with workers. It is Stockholm Syndrome. It does not matter why management feels it is right. That is not our interest. Our interest is in protecting our underlying financial security. Not theirs. You can be certain that the management thinks about their interests. Not ours. This is true regardless of fairness, rationality or logic.

Anonymous said...

"no 3:28, its not that the "shitlaw" jobs are "beneath" people, its that they can not in most cases afford to take them because the pay is too low to deal with the amount of debt from law school."

So explain how temp jobs are a better choice financially? They're not. They don't provide steady work. People who won't take a "shitlaw" job but will temp for years have something else going on, and it's called "entitlement."

"When you went to law school 3:28, debt was MUCH lower AND it was dischargeable,"

It was six figures and it was only dischargeable if you filed for bankruptcy as soon as you graduated - and that's not when people wanted to discharge their debt. My class graduated into a recession and we made do as well as we could. By the time bankruptcy looked like the only option, guess what? It was no longer an option.

"that is no longer the case. Its not the same now, the world has changed, please join the rest of the blog in the 21st century."

Well, here's one thing we did back in the 20th century: we did some research on the legal job market BEFORE we took out loans. Apparently all you 21st century genuises take out huge loans and trot off to third-tier schools secure in the fantasy that you'll get jobs starting at $160K and will pay off that debt before you turn 30. The fact that it doesn't work out that way isn't anyone's fault but yours. People who did that back in the 90s only expected to start at $90K, but they were just as deluded.

It's not about the changes in the bankruptcy law or the size of the debt. It's about a lack of realism about your chances and a failure to plan accordingly. And that kind of stupid isn't limited to any particular time or place or generation.

Anonymous said...

11:06 Very funny and well said.

Joe has got to go!!!

Joe has got to go!!!

Joe has got to go!!!

Joe has got to go!!!

Joe Liberman get your sorry ass out of the Dems - and go hug John McCain and ding dong Sarah Palin...get the fuck out of here you blubbering idiot....

Anonymous said...

we were given 2-minute notice. 2:58p.m. was the announcement that the project is suspended as of 3:00p.m. That is 120 seconds, not 1 hour, or 10 minutes for the mathematically or mnemonically-challenged among us.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know of a food pantry providing free food on the holiday? My NYLS degree deemed me over qualified for every retail position I applied for this year.

Larry the Loser said...

Do not worry I too will be spending Thanksgiving at a soup kitchen - and I am a top tier grad. HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE- I hope to have some salty soup, stale bread and rancid jello tomorrow.

Anonymous said...

Hell, I went to apply for food stamps today -worse my worst clothes and torn coat - [I am actually that down and out] and then found out I have to make less than $1200 a month. I get more unemployment than that but most of it goes to loans - so at the end of the day I have just a few bucks a week to spend on food. I look yellow and sallow from malnutrition - but I am not poor enough to get food stamps. And yet the fat-assed Hispanic lady riding an Escalade and with hair all done up and long-ass fingernails has a benefit card. Hmmmm....

Anonymous said...

Oh and to top it off my credit card company charged me $40 fee for going $1.25 over my limit. So this weeks food money is gone - I can't even write properly due to hunger ----gooodbyeeeee.....

Anonymous said...

I hope Matasar chokes on a turkey bone tomorrow.

Anonymous said...

Matasar and a couple of recruiters and the Eunuch ah...fuggedabouit...the list is way too long...but I hope THEY ALL choke on turkey bone tomorrow...

HAPPY THANKSGIVING indeed--I will be spending ot alone and broke - too ashamed to spend it with anyone - just me and my TV [which will be cut soon]....

Anonymous said...

The worst part is I did get a great project but the partners lied to me about its length. I gave up a temp to perm position for it - only to have it cut into 1/20th the time it was promised. So I am in this mess not 'cause I am lazy and stupid - but because the recruiters and partners LIED to me - and I was STUPID enough to give up other projects for them. Now I am broke --

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Anonymous said...

Just wait until the Obama plan kicks in and you find yourself a debt slave not only to Sallie Mae, but to the private insurers that you will be required to pay in order to provide free health benefits to all the illegals. This is going to be the most thankful thanxgiving you are going to get. Enjoy it.

Anonymous said...

I hope I choke on a turkey bone tomorrow - I just can't go on like this anymore. I struggle everyday to make ends meet, pay my bills, find work, go to work and have it cut - in the end after all these months I have nothing to show for it - I have just been breathing. I should just end it all.

Anonymous said...

109

it is not either/or. things can both be wrong with the system, and we could have made bad choices. you set up a system reflective of the reality that people will make mistakes. not that they are perfect economic actors who will have the forsight to know that white collar jobs were going the way of the do do bird. Conservative ideologues never seem to get this. You are always talking about this "perfect" world when most people are living in the real world where both the system can be screwed up and people can make mistakes. Why increases the level of the mistake made by having a mucked up system? That's your argument by the way- that because we screwed up, that justifies magnifying the problem. WHy exactly do you believe this? I don't expect you to answer with any amount of self awareness, but you may want to ask yourself that one day when you are ready to deal with the issue. Oh, and, saying you are for people being responsible is a non-answer. We are for responsiblity- but for everyone, including those things created by organizations, systems and wealthy people.

Anonymous said...

This is NOT a profession. Why do you keep referring to it as a profession. The powers-that-be call it a "profession" to give themselves a false status. But it is just like pool cleaning, Starbucks, 7-11, dog walking, etc. All the other jobs people post on this blog. But the law is shit. With value, no exceptional characteristics. Medicine is a profession. That takes skill, intelligence. Any yahoo can be an attorney. And contract law is the lowest end of all of it. Which is why it will NEVER command respect. And they will always treat you like crap. Really --- what can you do it about it? Nothing. Get out. Make a decision and stop ranting on this blog. Of what good is that? What a waste of time.

Anonymous said...

Is anyone going to see them blow up the balloons tonight? There is so much hot air on this blog that I am glad to see they are putting it to good use.

Trailer Tom said...

Happy Turkey Day - everyone. Well, maybe not the colored folk and immigrants and Obambi supporters and women - well, what I am trying to say is Happy Thanksgiving white men. Bitchin' and moaning is no way to go through life - but it can sure get you benefits....yahooooooooooo

Anonymous said...

5:40

The answer is that law is a profession for some, a job for others, and shit for most of the rest.

If you went to a Top 14 school, or at least a Tier One school and did well, and hooked up early on with a good firm or career track, it is sure as hell a profession.

If you're struggling in shitlaw, scrounging around for personal injury clients or meeting in seedy restaurants with shady clients who pay you whatever they want, whenever they want, then you best get out of the law game, because it ain't a profession for you, and you need to get some sense in your head and find a real job.

Anonymous said...

Trailer Tom you racist asshole - can't you even be nice on T-giving eve?? Get the fuck out of here you racist pig and stick your dong in Pat Buchanan and Lou Dobb's pig face....

Anonymous said...

Trailer Tom is a parody - you dumb ass!!

Trailer Tom said...

What's a pardy - tardy for the party???

Anonymous said...

This is like visiting the Valley of the Lepers. How do you folks go on?

Anonymous said...

A while back someone asked about Deb Sharpe - I interviewed with her year - she was not unpleasant or anything - but because she is an old broad she seemed a tad bit impatient and not so willing to give benefit of the doubt. I was hot and hungry that day - and had just been screwed over by another agency - so I when I went I was just a little tired - but she didn't seem to want to give me anyway leeway. I never heard from her. Doesn't really matter as I do well with other recruiters - and don't really need her old ass.

Anonymous said...

Hey 8:50 then what the fuck are you doing here?? Yes, we are lepers - but you successful and hot thing - what are YOU doing here - esp. on T-giving eve. Can't do any better???

Anonymous said...

NEW PROJECT FOR NY ATTORENYS!


We need 100 reviewers for an 18 month project. The first group will start on Dec.10th at Huron's mid-town office. The second group will start in January.

If you are currently available for this project, please send me an updated resume to be forwarded to the law firm. The law firm will make the final selections. They are looking for lawyers with extensive document review experience. If you are currently on another Huron project, you are not eligible to start on this project at this time but possibly in January.

Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!

Alana Dasent alana@synergylegalpros.com

Anonymous said...

Our client is looking for Attorneys with at least one year of doc review experience. Must have worked on Relativity OR CaseLogistix software and indicate as such on your resume. Project will start after Thanksgiving.

Requirements:
-NY Bar Admission
-Minimum 1 year document review experience
-Experience working with the software CaseLogistix and/or Relativity

Pay Rate: $30/hr, straight time.

If you qualify, please e-mail your updated Word resume to skim@yorkson.com. We will contact you before we submit your resume to the client.

Thank you,

Sara Kim
Sr. Dir. of Legal Recruiting

Tel: (212) 265-1400 x206
Fax: (212) 265-1441
skim@yorkson.com

Anonymous said...

LICENSE? WE DON'T NEED NO STINKIN' LICENSE!!!

DOC WORK FOR RAZA

www.homies.tv

Anonymous said...

PEOPLE, DO NOT ACCEPT PROJECTS PAYING LESS THAN $35 PER HOUR. If you think about it, when a big pharma, financial, or other corp is fighting a case and needs work to get done (ie. 80 attorneys to review docs for 2-4 weeks), they NEED this work to get done. They hire an agency to staff this project. SOMEONE (agency?) is pocketing a sum, due to availability of unemployed attorneys, and paying $25 per hour or even lower (AND STRAIGHT TIME, NO OT). What do you suppose will happen, if every (or most) attorneys REFUSE to work for $25 per hour? I don't think shipping the work to india will be a problem - if it was easy to do and without issues, EVERY firm/corp/agency would be doing this. In the end, because this work needs to get done within a set time, they will have to hire 80 attorneys, and will pay up.

TRY IT!

Anonymous said...

Where is Father Eamon, to render unto us a Holy Benediction, for Thankfullness that we live in a Land of Such Plenty, with jobs and riches for us all, here in the Land of Milk and Honey, the USA? We should all be Thankfull to God on this Sacred Day, that we live in a Land where Society provides rewarding work and job security for us All, so that we may be confident that as we ripen unto Old Age, we are well provided-for; and that we all take care unto one another in Generous Spirit. In Jesus' name we break bread and give Thanks, O Americans!! On this Holy Day we give Thanks and Praise for our situations and our rewarding work... Amen!

Anonymous said...

What's the likelihood that unemployment extensions will be extended beyond the Dec 27, 2009 deadline? In Jan. I will end my 26 weeks but will get nothing after that - and the economy is not getting much better.

Anonymous said...

12:00

I think the likelihood is very high that it will happen, about 90% or more. Sen. Reid wants to get reelected, with 13.5% unemployment in NV, and all policy that moves on Capitol Hill will be driven by this. Many Republicans will be forced to vote for it (even if their leadership opposes it), and Obama will sign it.

Anonymous said...

Millions without unemployment benefits in the worst job downturn since the Great Depression does not spell re-election. They are corrupt. Not retarded. Therefore, I am going to go out on a limb to say there is almost a 100 percent likelihood of the extension beyond December.

Anonymous said...

You ungrateful, entitled failures with no real job skills should be thankful to the venerable legal profession that they at least put food on your table and let you live by employing you occasionally with temp jobs.

Larry the Loser said...

Well, I am getting ready to go to my Thanksgiving dinner tonight at the soup kitchen. I put on my best suit - which I wore at my tier one law school graduation. Before I go I will enjoy a light cocktail - a hint of fanta orange and with Stoli vodka - that's all I can afford. I hope I choke on a turkey bone tonight.

Anonymous said...

3:16 They also fuck us up our ass...ouch it hurts!!

Anonymous said...

You ungrateful, entitled failures with no real job skills should be thankful to the venerable legal profession that they at least put food on your table and let you live by employing you occasionally with temp jobs.

3:16 PM



Die in a fucking fire, you smug little prick.

Anonymous said...

Happy thanksgiving....

FanOfTrailerTom said...

Trailer Tom, your posts are like a breath of fresh air. As for the other whiners and losers here -- *yawn* -- heard their sob stories a hunnerd times already. Ain't gonna get better so stop whining and get the hell out of the "profession" pronto.

Rory The Retard said...

Hey now - what about me. You guys ain't much different than me???

Anonymous said...

Rory, weren't you a coder at Paul Weiss?

Rory The Retard said...

I sho was biiiiatch!! Also at S&C -and then I made it to staff attorney there. So now I along with Valvina and Big Mamma keep my foot up yo ass!! What you say now???? Huuuuuhhhhh???

Anonymous said...

I'm sorry Rory - i find that hard to believe - but they say S&C only hires the best and the brightest...

Rory The Retard said...

That's what they SAY biatch - not necessarily what they do. The hiring manager for staff attorneys barely has a GED, he really can't stand the best and the brightest. People like me work out jus fine.

Anonymous said...

Rory, are you son of Trailer Tom? Is that why you are retarded?

Anonymous said...

I bez a staff attorney workin at S&C also. It bes a greats way for a brutha to gets ahead. 70 hour work weaks done pays the bills real good and all I does is sits in front of a computer all day. I done tried substanative legal work but ain't bez no goods at it.

The staff attorneys bes some of the most professional and bestest qualified peoples NYC has to offer.

Anonymous said...

I have to agree with 4:59.

The staff attorneys in the basement are some of the best attorneys I've met.

I don't see how such great attorneys could have only gotten into some of the worst law schools. It's also a real shame that after 5 years of working in the basement S&C doesn't trust them with anything of any real importance. You would think such a discriminating firm would have such exellent canidates working on complex M&A transactions by now. I mean the average attorney that's working in any field is doing trial work or handling complex matters after 5 years. The staff attorneys are only in charge of the latest doc. review software. Must be something specific to S&C where they keep some of the best and brightest locked in the basement working 70 hour work weeks and giving them no experience.

You would think that would burn someone out after 4 or 5 years.

Rory The Retard said...

Aaaaawwwwwww, shut up whigger. That's why YOU ain't nevah going to make it as staff attorney. Mistah Fig and Mistah Gary of the pristeejus S&C firm dun need smart alecys like you.

FanOfTrailerTom said...

4:35:

Yes, Rory is the son of Trailer Tom and Emily.

Anonymous said...

I have to say there are some real kooks on this site. In these unemployed and depressed days I get a good laugh when I come here -thanks to Tom the Temp and other, shall I say, "eccentric" people that post here - they lift my spirits.

Anonymous said...

Mr. Rory

Sir, you just done be jealous causin the Massas at S&C don't likes you as much as me. I snitches on everyone, so Massah done gives me shiney lookin glasses and more dollas den dem other lawers.

Dats why I bes such a good lawyer and makes Massah proud. Causin I knows how to snitch on the other slav - I means the other workas.

Anonymous said...

Cheers all,

Baxter Worthington IV here, just back from holidays on Nantucket with the Fam. Next Friday, I'm hopping over to Bermuda for a few weeks on Daddy's ship, the Merriweather II. Fooey! The crew is so big I can never remember all of their names... I think the new captain is from South Africa, a chap named Von Tallow or something. And the new navigator is from France, Jacques Reinier -- he spent 30 years as a SEAL in the Legion d'Honneur, I'm told. These types aren't cheap... so I will have to review the crew list and the manifest as we're setting sail to Hamilton and then on to Barbados and points south...

In any event, I'll be stopping off in Manhattan for a few days next week to get in a little doc review. When I spoke with Recruiter, she said my degrees from Choate Academy, Yale and Havard Law were too "elite" I think was the term she used, but heck... I like to do a little work "on the ground" with the peonage once in a while, to see how the other 99,999,999/100,000,000 live. My Daddy says it's a good idea... Keeps one sharp, and never lets one forget the specialness of his station in life. Sort of a "Noblesse Oblige" thing, as I view it.

Well, I guess I'll be seeing some of you in the basement of S&C, or partying my ass coding documents off "Over at Cravvie" or some other such proletarian nonsense, for a few days at least.

So, Toodles for now! Until we meet over documents and tea... or coffee and Pad Thai, or whatever you're snacking on these days in Doc Review Land.

Anonymous said...

Hello All,

This is SuperCoder.

I have perfected my technique of merging with the machine. I am now one with the documents. In this state I can work 100 hours and code more documents than you COULD EVER POSSIBLY IMAGINE.

This way I can get more overtime.

By the way, I spent Thanksgiving in it's entirety plugged into the computer and am hoping to spend the entire time between Xmas and New Year's coding documents. That way I can make so much money and won't have time to spend it.

Anonymous said...

"Choate Academy" - idiot it is known as "Choate Rosemary Hall". If you're going to concoct a story, at least make it marginally believable.

Rory the Retard is a much better flame than you. You're no "Baxter".

Agent Smith said...

Remember to take your allotment of blue pills daily, SuperCoder.

Anonymous said...

S&C staff attorneys were an odd bunch. Ever try visiting the W. Wharff? She be a ho.

Anonymous said...

There are help wanted signs at CVS.

This is better than doc review and at least, a real job.

Yes no doc review worker should take under $35. Sarah Kim of Yorkson is a bitch trying to squeeze you with her $30 straight time. With her, expect other unpleasant surprises. Maybe the job doesn't even exist.


Unfortunately the "I'm a doctorate of law" types will work for ANYTHING, even $5, because they are a member of Paul Weiss and Dechert and can tell their family and neighbors this.

Anonymous said...

8:55 Since you are now "one with the machine" you probably don't even need to get laid.

Anonymous said...

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/27/business/27lawyer.html?em

Adding insult to injury...

Anonymous said...

I'd like to know a couple of things about the situation in 9:45's article.

1) Did the judges who denied Bowman's application accept any campaign contributions from any of the creditors, banks, credit card companies, or lenders which hold his debt?

2) Did Bowman ever think for a second that not paying so much debt could put his NY application at risk? My brother-in-law applied to the Texas bar and was rejected because of MUCH smaller outstanding debts than Bowman, on the basis of "financial responsibility". (He is now practicing law in another state).

3) Can't the NY Bar work out some kind of good faith debt repayment plan with people like this, to allow them to pay down their debt by letting them do essentially pro-bono work, where the state would garnish part of the wages and pay the lenders?

Anonymous said...

Another question is where do you draw the line on outstanding personal debt disqualifying someone from being accepted to the Bar? $50,000? $100,000? $300,000? $314,282.67?

Unless the NY judges who decided this case are willing to explicitly state what amount of debt is unreasonable, and exactly what payment history is reasonable or unreasonable, their decision fails for being too vague.

Anonymous said...

Ex-felons can be made lawyers - and not people who have debt???

That does not make sense.

Am I missing something here.

Anonymous said...

Super Coder - I realize merging with the machine may make you more efficient - but don't you want to spend ANY time with your family or loved ones?

Or are you Super Coder because you have no people in your life?

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Ivy Temp said...

Why are you lying Baxter - the truth is you'll be working as a peon of doc review because your father threw you out after raping the maid.

Anonymous said...

10:33

I know a guy who has 2 federal felony tax convictions for stealing money from clients, and was suspended then reinstated to his state bar even though the convictions still stand. So now he cannot vote, but he is practicing law.

Anonymous said...

10:40 - Which maid did I rape? We have 360. Yawn.

And for the guy who corrected me about Choate, I know it's Choate Rosemary Hall, my friend. But all the Choate grads in S&B at Yale just call it "the Academy"... Check this out...

http://www.yankee.org/directns/choate.html

http://www.thegrift.com/band/gigslist.lasso

As my Aunt Muffy says, "Do not let the proles muddle your clarity of thought." This is so tiresome...

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Anonymous said...

Double P -- I only go with recruiters of the best... errr, stock. That is why I use Recruiter exclusively. Granted, she's a bit of a skank, and her family only lives NEAR the Hamptons, not actually in them. However, because she is willing to let my ass slide by hooking me up with amusing 1-2 day voyeur sessions -- errr, "jobs", among the "Little People" every once in a while, despite my all-too-impeccable pedigree, I must needs default to the big "R". Also, if I accidentally raped her and she bore my offspring, no eyebrows would be raised. Whereas, if I accidentally raped you, and you bore my offspring... well, people may say he should run for president! And that would invite unwanted scrutiny of the Worthington family's tax returns. Ha ha! Daddy would not be amused!

Anonymous said...

Congrats peasant you found the two references to "Choate Academy" on the Internet. I guess you don't know any Choate grads, they would never refer to it as such.

Sad sad peasant and imposter.

Polyester Polly said...
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Ivy Temp said...

RE: the Choate Thread - all of you are peasants and proles. It is merely referred to as Choate. I know - and I don't need to pull out links to weird websites to prove my point.

Anonymous said...

Ivy and all,

Well to be honest, high school is a bit of a blur. Truth be told, I was a bit of a rabble-rouser and got bounced back and forth between Choate, Phillips Andover Academy, and a couple of other prep schools -- and even one military school -- which will remain nameless, and some of which, I can honestly say, I don't even recall. It seemed that trouble followed me around recklessly from this place to that. You know, the missing coed here, found at the bottom of a river. (Thankfully the parents decided not to press charges against me or any of my friends...) The accusations of "rape" there, all proved to be accidents or self-inflicted.

So maybe when I say "Choate Academy", it's just proof that I am a lost soul whom you should pity. Yes, it's a hard life, scampering about every few months from the penthouse in the 16th Arrondissement, to the villa on the family compound in Polynesia, to one of the mansions outside Buenos Aires, to one of the renovated apartments in Kensington (too many rooms to be of any use!) or helicoptering it from the Merriweather II to the Palm Beach place.

But as my grandfather used to say, "Living a great life ennobles one, and great people are ennobled more than lesser ones."

Anonymous said...

What's the difference between Better Coder and Super Coder? Are they one person?

And do they offer any classes I could take?

Anonymous said...

Andover and Choate .............what a joke.

Valvina Scissorhands said...

Baxter - you little bitch, yes, get your namby ass over to the doc review world for "voyeuristic" reason or whatever that mean - and I will make your bitch ass squeal like a pig in a butcher's shop. Waiting for you fucker.

Anonymous said...

Where is everyone???? Whatzzzz going on????
Does everyone have the SWINE FLU???
Is everyone at TOWNHALL MEETINGS???
Is everyone printing money at the FED???
Whatzzz going on???? Am I the only one sitting in my underwear crying???? Whatzzz going on?????

Anonymous said...

LPO market is starting to tank. The inevitable has begun...It's hard to imagine that anyone could be so foolhardy and stupid to move US legal work to unlicensed, non-JD holding, non-native English speaking, non-LLM holding people in a foreign country. It is the unauthorized practice of law and using these services has the presumption of trying evade US Labor, discovery and ethics laws.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/infotech/ites/LPO-industry-to-suffer-from-economic-downturn-for-short-termReport/articleshow/5281754.cms

LPO industry to suffer from economic downturn for short term:Report
29 Nov 2009, 1804 hrs IST, PTI
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NEW DELHI: Facing the heat of recessionary pressure, India's legal process outsourcing (LPO) industry is likely to see a decline in revenue and

is expected to reach $440 million dollars (around Rs 2,000 crore) by 2010 end, a report said.

According to a report by business intelligence & research firm ValueNotes, global economic downturn has slowed down LPO industry and is changing the service provider's landscape.

"Revenues from the offshore legal services industry were USD 320 million for 2008 and are expected to reach USD 440 million by 2010 end," it said.

The offshore legal services industry grew at a rapid pace until 2007. However, the slow down in buyer market impacted the offshore industry resulting in falling growth rate.

The industry that was growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 40 per cent over the last four years until 2007, dropped to 28 per cent in 2007-08, and further reduced to 16 per cent for 2008-09.

The fall is primarily due to recessionary cost pressures impacting the global legal services market and the subsequent affect on the number and value of offshoring contracts, the report said.

However, industry experts are hopeful about the future of Indian LPO sector

Anonymous said...

I am falling in love with an associate on my doc review project. Is it inapproporiate to make a move?

Anonymous said...

It will just get you fired. Associates don't date untouchable temps. If you want to stay employed, don't mix business with pleasure.

Anonymous said...

The Indian LPO's are sinking just the same way English tutors in Japan went from making a lot to peanuts. Every college grad went to Japan to teach at bushiban, and drove the rate to the dime an hour that these rats deserve.

Michelle Vega just in time for the India meltdown! Get those twins back to Strategic in New York.

Anonymous said...

Right! an associate would not go near a dirty untouchable temp.

Temps get treated with contempt by the associates but what they think of them is even worse. They are like lepers.

Temps deserve to be treated badly because they allow themselves to be and have no self respect.

Didn't your parents teach you people only let you treat you as badly as you allow them to?

Helga said...

Baxter - does your daddy need a mistress?!?!?

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

1:10 and 2:26. Look I am no ordinary Leper Temp. I am hot and was laid off from Big Law. Definitely not one of those grungy dumpy permatemps. I think this guy would be glad to have someone like me. I will make a move tomorrow because I need a source of income and temping is getting me nowhere. I can't even afford to get my hair colored a light blonde anymore - and forget about laser peels. I am starting to look more and more ....uuuhhh....shall we say ordinary - and that is unforgivable !!!!

Anonymous said...

The agencies are very strict about appropriate attire and professional demeanor, watch out.

Anonymous said...

On DC Craigslist today...

A small Law Firm in Tyson's corner, Virginia seeks an attorney to assist the law firm in handling Bankruptcy, Immigration, PI, traffic and family law matters. Attorney must be licensed in Virginia and must have excellent academic credentials and communication skills. Salary commensurate to experience. Entry level salary is $35K. Email your cover letter, resume to wani@wanilaw.com.

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Run that by me one more time, on the sloooooow tip. You say the salary is less than I could make an hour pushin' Apple Pies at Mickey D's? I'm sure we have some takers here!!!

Anonymous said...

Yes there will be takers because of lawyers image obsession.
"I am a doctorate."
"I am better than other people."
"I would never stoop for anything that is beneath me."
"Only uneducated people sell things."
"The AmLaw 100. That's me. That's my future."
"I wrote a hard 100 page paper in law school with lots of long footnes. It's the same as a Ph.D."

"My mum says I'm a genius."

Anonymous said...

Babu, very sad and ignorant display. You do realize that most American licensed attorneys don't refer to themselves as "doctorates" but rather licensed attorneys.

Of course you being trained in a distant land, it would be easy for you have little or no grasp of the American Legal System. Your ignorance however, is indeed staggering.

Babi from Bombay said...
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Anonymous said...

Indians are disgusting. My building has had a recent influx of H1B visa IT folks working at the local bank. They cram into the studio apartments and have no consideration for their neighbors. The floor smells like putrid curry and the building had a recent infestation with bedbugs. Who the hell in the government is letting this trash into the country? Give these jobs funded by TARP to Americans.

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Anonymous said...

Indians would never lower themselves to do doc review. That why you never see them. They are ambitious and rise to the top.
Not like the Nigerians. The Nigerians are stupid and no one, no one, wants to hire them. Just for doc review because it is a scam and they work for peanuts, and fight for a cab voucher and cheap meal.
Indian food is the best in the world.

American food is garbage. Look at your fat ass pigs.
What is Nigerian food? Bugs.

Anonymous said...

I hope all of you die of cancer, AIDS, and the Hanta virus.

Anonymous said...

Long time ago it was the Jews, Irish and Italians who were despised by the older immigrants. They were the ones who squeezed in unsanitary smelly hovels, with dirty underpants not changed for months on end, long curly disgusting hair, ate smelly foods etc. etc. etc. The story is the same - just the cast has changed.

Anonymous said...

10:51:

I also know a New York licensed attorney, just a real sociopathic dude with the shallow mentality of your average street whore, went to a law school in Auckland of all places, was barred from the NASD (securities dealers) for stealing six figures from clients' accounts and never responded to the investigation, just committed unemployment insurance fraud against the state of New York, and yet...he is still licensed by the New York state bar. He was outed at a doc review in Los Angeles and is probably selling his closeted ass on the mean streets of Hollywood. Good riddance to that type of contract attorney. Fame whores can get tossed with him as well.

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Anonymous said...

Babi from Bombay,

Can you please populate your bio. I think I may be in love.

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Anonymous said...

GOOD ADVICE:

never go down on an Indian (Asia) woman. Their pussies stink to high heavens! Indian women have the smelliest pussies on the planet, no exceptions.

Think about getting into a taxi in NYC in August when it is 100 degrees and the humidity is 100 percent. You know the horrible smell of the small-brained Indian man driving the taxi that permeates the car? Take that order and amplify it by like ten times.

Thousands of years of eating their smelly food has resulted in some of the world's most foul orders.

Anonymous said...

once upon a time, a group of disgruntled contract paralegals, tired of working temp assignments decided to start a staffing firm for themselves. This was in Manhattan, circa 1981...It's not hard to start one, so Contract Lawyers - what are you waiting for?

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