Please excuse me while I indulge in some self-pity. For anyone who has studied for/taken the bar exam before, I hope you appreciate this. For everyone else, maybe you can just feel a little better about your own life right now?
1. I shouldn’t need to do this. It’s not just that I went to law school and practiced law for almost four years. Because let’s be realistic: law school is too theoretical and practice is too, well, practical. Neither is particularly helpful for the bar exam. But come on! I already studied for, took and passed the bar exam once! I hate that I have to do this again. Advice to new lawyers: once you’ve passed the bar, don’t move. For real.
2. Everything that matters to me has been relegated to “after the bar”. Continue reading »