Top 20 Things Every Lawyer Should Know


  • Try to impress with your legal skills/talent/knowledge. Compared to her, you don’t have any—you know it, the partner knows it.


  • Monopolize the conversation.


  • Talk smack about other attorneys and staff at the firm, attorneys at other firms, or other firms in general.


  • Mention your LSAT score, or the huge number of hours you billed last month.


  • Make a comment about a firm social function that includes the phrase “free drinks.”