This morning a friend of mine sent a throw-back photo of us having dinner at some restaurant in Greenbelt. There we were, three single gals just fresh out of law school and from taking the bar, gabbing (bitching?) about our work lives as first-year lawyers /junior associates. … More What it’s really like to be a first-year lawyer in the Philippines
As an update, I officially started my new job and now settling in to my spanking new four-corner office … More How I pay myself at my new job
Rain is pouring hard outside this little coffee shop where frugal husband and I are currently staying for FH to study. It’s been quite a wet start to the ber months I hope everyone’s staying dry!
My current net worth is … More Net worth update 21 September 2017
Not too many years ago, I was an anxious 17-year old dealing with what then felt was the biggest problem of my life—to shift or not to shift courses/ degree in college. … More If I wasn’t in law, I would be in the medical field
I am now contemplating working as a company in-house lawyer and consequently, corporate law. The work at this company would mostly revolve around corporate work as the litigation parts are handled by external counsel. … More Corporate law keeps pulling me back To in-house or not?
Our dear reader, Brad** was nice enough to take the time answer some questions in order to give us a little insight into what it’s like to practice law in Canada. He is a practicing lawyer in Ontario, Canada engaged in the field of corporate law with his student loan fully paid up! … More Career Series: Legal profession in Canada
Call center agents and their perceived lifestyles are as ubiquitous as convenience stores nowadays. Isn’t it time that we know more about what it is really like to work as a call center agent? … More Career series: Working as a call center agent
You went to law school and hurdled the bar exam. While waiting for your bar results, you received a job offer from a top law firm and are to start working there immediately as a junior associate. What costs should you prepare for? … More Startup costs of a first year lawyer
I recall waiting for my first year obligations and contracts class to start and hearing a classmate boast about expecting to get a law firm job with a high salary upon graduation. He went on about his long-term plans – get a high paying job, buy a car, buy a house and be married before … More Lawyer money fallacies
At 29, I’m at the last leg of my twenties. The past few years have seen me travel to various countries, give back to my community, buy real estate and earn my first million. I do wish I had started earlier. Here are some things I wish I’d known at 20. … More 10 things I wish I had known at 20