For some holders of the Juris Doctor degree, “J.D.” has depressing meanings: Just Debt, Job Disabled, Justifiably Depressed. But for others, “J.D.” stands for something happier: Just Dollars. Lots and lots and lots of them. The 2011 Forbes 400 list has been issued — and it contains a number of lawyers and law school graduates….
* The GOP is right — September is a totally arbitrary deadline to re-write No Child Left Behind. Really, why would we need a new education law by the time school starts up again for the year? [Washington Post] * Protip: if your client is suing a preschool over its TTT curriculum, you probably shouldn’t […]
I became a lawyer without really understanding that the job cuts time off of your life. My work hours are long, I can’t see my family or friends, and I am constantly at the mercy of the partner or the client. On top of everything, at one point, I was paying 7% on my law school loans. […]