Monthly Archives: July 2010

Another Lawyer Suicide. Wake Up!

http://abovethelaw.com/2010/07/reed-smith-partner-commits-suicide-in-chicago/#more-27662 Note that Reed Smith had recently named another lawyer to “co-chair” the department Mr. Dolin previously chaired solo.  This is, of course, a euphemism.  Mr. Dolin was no longer bringing in the numbers and was being gently shown the door.  Or maybe … Continue reading

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Dear Big Name Litigator,

I enjoyed reading your recent article in the paper so much, I just couldn’t stop laughing.  Really.  About how much I need to step up and do pro bono work.  Because it’s my responsibility, as an officer of the court, … Continue reading

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Antoinette Cosway and Me

Are trapped in a Sargasso Sea. Can’t move on, can’t get out, So that is what I blog about.

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I Have an Idea for a CLE program

I love that I can walk up and down the halls of my office and think about killing myself.  I smile my stupid smile at the nitwits and think about slitting my throat, like in M. Butterfly.  Oh yes, I … Continue reading

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To the Stranger in the Elevator – Thank You

For your kindness.  For seeing me cry and refusing to pretend that I wasn’t there.  For turning to someone you had never seen before and would likely never see again to tell me that you hoped my day would get … Continue reading

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