Confessions of a Laid-off Lawyer

Just Your Average Joe Blogging Away His Debt—In One Year or Less

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Working Late

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Total Black: $227.70
Total Red: $226,634.40

I’m reminded of days (or should I say nights) as an associate at the law firm.  I’m working late again tonight and I need to be in early tomorrow for a meeting.  (Do contract attorneys attend meetings?)  Pressure is increasing as the pace picks up, but so is responsibility.  I’m handling more and more substantive tasks.  The only drawback to it all is that once the project ends, I won’t really have anything to show for my time except a paystub. Keep reading . . .

Strategically Unstrategic

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Total Black: $1,078.26
Total Red: $230,212.47

It’s looking like the contract attorney position could be ending soon, perhaps even by tomorrow.  So, the Woman Who Sits Next To Me provided me with contact information for other temporary legal staffing agencies.  She also suggested that I sign up with The Posse List, a website and blog that provides information for and about contract attorneys.  I emailed each contact and signed up with the list.  A few leads she provided paid-off already.  I have appointments tomorrow and then Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday of next week. Keep reading . . .