Biglaw

10 Ways to Get Fired from a Law Firm in Under 5 Minutes
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Don't Make These 10 Mistakes If You Want to Keep Your Law Firm Job

Summary: Here are 10 things to avoid doing as an attorney if you would like to keep your job.

1. In your next meeting with the firm’s biggest client, wear your “Lawyers Do It for Billable Hours” T-shirt.

  
What
Where


2. In the office elevator, loudly ask, “Who is this Rehnquist guy everyone keeps talking about?”

3. Bring your iPhone to court with giant headphones, rock your head spasmodically to loud rap music, and when the firm’s top litigator tells you to remove your headphones, accuse him of being “old school.”

4. Display “Complex Litigation for Dummies” ostentatiously on your desk.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




5. At your company’s annual retreat, go up to a senior partner of the opposite sex and say, “You know, I’m married, but I’m not married married.”

6. Defend a half-baked legal strategy of yours by saying, “Hey, it worked on The Practice.”



7. See how that Rolling Rock sign from your college dorm room looks on your office wall.

8. Send out the following mass e-mail to your firm’s managing director and to the partnership committee: “If anyone from the registrar’s office at Harvard Law School should call about ‘irregularities’ in my transcript, please disregard.”

9. “By mistake,” send an AmIHot.com photo of yourself in a thong through interoffice mail.

10. In the middle of a late-night work session on the night before a major trial, suddenly look up from a document, turn to a senior partner, and blurt out, “Dude! I totally think our client’s guilty!”



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Junior Litigation Attorney

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client, a Chambers ranked law firm, is actively seeking associates to join our ...

Apply Now

Investment Funds Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of our client is seeking a mid-level attorney with hedge fund, private equity, ...

Apply Now

Intellectual property litigation attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco AmLaw office is seeking an intellectual property litigation attorney with 2-5 years of...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Estate Planning Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Carlsbad

Located in Carlsbad, we are an estate planning, trustee counseling, and business law firm. We are...

Apply now

Office Manager / Paralegal

USA-MD-Towson

Towson AV rated law firm seeks professional full-time Office Manager / Paralegal to join our busy Es...

Apply now

Family Law Associate Attorney

USA-CO-Denver

We are seeking an associate family law attorney, who is passionate about helping individuals who are...

Apply now

Legal Assistant

USA-AK-Juneau

Job Information Job Order ID : AK0468748 # of Positions : 1 Experience Required : 6 months ...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top