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You know you’re studying for the bar if…

I’m sure many of you have seen this and I have no idea who the original creator was to give credit to, but it’s hilarious especially for bar takers and even non-bar takers to understand what we are going through.  (There’s some vulgar language in here, FYI)

It makes me feel smarter if I use my bar review travel mug...

You Know You’re Studying For The Bar If…

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The Back-Up Plan

Like any good little planner, I have a back-up plan for if this whole “law” thing doesn’t work out: open a bakery/coffee & tea shop.

THE SWEETS

I have found myself becoming slightly more creative in the kitchen and nearly everything I make, my husband loves (or at least lies like a good little husband and tells me it’s good) or I can figure out what’s wrong so that I can fix it next time.  When I’m stressed or bored, I tend to bake, which makes me believe  this a good career for me, but on my own terms of course (don’t think I could work for someone else doing this). Continue reading

Why did I get a post-graduate degree?

I find myself asking this question more and more lately as I peruse job listings and find countless entries for “personal assistant”, “paralegal”, “secretary”, “sales”, etc.  Nothing that requires a law degree.  When I finally DO find a posting for an attorney, they want 5, 7, 10+ years of experience that I obviously don’t have.  So far I have only found two jobs that were truly entry-level positions.

In the past month, I have sent out countless resumes and cover letters, hoping to at least get an interview.  So far, I’ve only gotten one interview for a law clerk position and it was given to someone else.  How does one stay positive in a job market like this?  (Seriously, I’m asking.) Continue reading