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States of MN, IA, NE US Dist. Minn. Where you all li snowday7507/12/18
NY, CA, and taking FL, where I recently moved for, essential nycatt07/15/18
Did you give KF a heads-up to dust off the spreadsheet? wutwutwut07/12/18
New York New Jersey The Principality of Sealand isthisit07/12/18
Pennsyltucky, the state with nary a judicial or prosecutoria esquirewalletsmatter07/12/18
How many trials?! isthisit07/13/18
None! But a multitude of hearings. Got out just before that esquirewalletsmatter07/13/18
New Jersey Massachusetts District of Columbia hairypalms07/12/18
Interesting. Why not NY? Or did you move at some point? snowday7507/12/18
I started off in NJ after law school, but now practicing in hairypalms07/12/18
Never make it to Worcester, eh? jd4hire07/13/18
No, I don't get out to Woooostah very often these days. hairypalms07/13/18
North Carolina USPTO seemedwiseatthetime07/12/18
Florida, Texas, South Dakota dingbat07/13/18
SoDak for banking law stuff? snowday7507/13/18
does anyone actually believe I'm dumb enough to out myself? dingbat07/13/18
Which one did you think was the most difficult? alphadog1507/15/18
doesn't matter - they're mostly UBE states now dingbat07/15/18
NY, PA blackholelaw07/13/18
NY, NJ and hopefully FL soon. My dream is to live out in alphadog1507/15/18
I left the NYC/Northern NJ area for Mass. QOL is substantia hairypalms07/15/18
FL and NY, and a random couple of fed courts. NY I’ve neve therewillbeblood07/15/18
You can go inactive in New York, but they call it being "ret beenaround08/02/18
Right, but you also have to retire from every other bar you' therewillbeblood08/09/18
Where do you practice in Florida? I just sat for the FL exa nycatt08/09/18
DC & MD I also had another license in (flyover) where I w bittersweet08/09/18

snowday75 (Jul 12, 2018 - 6:43 pm)

States of MN, IA, NE

US Dist. Minn.


Where you all licensed?

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nycatt (Jul 15, 2018 - 11:14 am)

NY, CA, and taking FL, where I recently moved for, essentially, free baby sitting from both sets of grandparents. Worth it.

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wutwutwut (Jul 12, 2018 - 6:44 pm)

Did you give KF a heads-up to dust off the spreadsheet?

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isthisit (Jul 12, 2018 - 7:51 pm)

New York

New Jersey

The Principality of Sealand

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esquirewalletsmatter (Jul 12, 2018 - 9:02 pm)

Pennsyltucky, the state with nary a judicial or prosecutorial scandal. Fine upstanding attorneys the whole lot of them.

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isthisit (Jul 13, 2018 - 9:16 am)

How many trials?!

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esquirewalletsmatter (Jul 13, 2018 - 10:28 am)

None! But a multitude of hearings. Got out just before that part of the career gets going.

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hairypalms (Jul 12, 2018 - 7:54 pm)

New Jersey
Massachusetts
District of Columbia

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snowday75 (Jul 12, 2018 - 9:13 pm)

Interesting. Why not NY? Or did you move at some point?

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hairypalms (Jul 12, 2018 - 9:53 pm)

I started off in NJ after law school, but now practicing in Mass. I worked in NYC for a year and decided almost immediately that I never, ever wanted to practice law in NY. It's just too crowded for me. Some people thrive on being in NYC. I am not one of them. So happy to be out of the NY metro area hell hole. Compared to NYC, Boston has a much better quality of life IMO. Plus I don't have to deal with New Jerseyites in wife beater t-shirts any longer.

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jd4hire (Jul 13, 2018 - 3:15 pm)

Never make it to Worcester, eh?

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hairypalms (Jul 13, 2018 - 8:45 pm)

No, I don't get out to Woooostah very often these days.

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seemedwiseatthetime (Jul 12, 2018 - 7:54 pm)

North Carolina
USPTO

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dingbat (Jul 13, 2018 - 9:05 am)

Florida, Texas, South Dakota

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snowday75 (Jul 13, 2018 - 9:13 am)

SoDak for banking law stuff?

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dingbat (Jul 13, 2018 - 4:29 pm)

does anyone actually believe I'm dumb enough to out myself?

I have 4 bar admissions. It's a rather unusual combination, possibly the only person with such a combination. Probably gonna be 5 in the near future

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alphadog15 (Jul 15, 2018 - 8:07 am)

Which one did you think was the most difficult?

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dingbat (Jul 15, 2018 - 4:10 pm)

doesn't matter - they're mostly UBE states now

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blackholelaw (Jul 13, 2018 - 3:11 pm)

NY, PA

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alphadog15 (Jul 15, 2018 - 7:40 am)

NY, NJ and hopefully FL soon.

My dream is to live out in rural MA, but that’s just not realistic, at least not anytime soon. So maybe MA admission is also a possibility.

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hairypalms (Jul 15, 2018 - 2:35 pm)

I left the NYC/Northern NJ area for Mass. QOL is substantially improved, but the market is definitely saturated in the Boston area. Western Mass. is pretty but is economically depressed in certain areas, i.e., Springfield, etc.

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therewillbeblood (Jul 15, 2018 - 2:29 pm)

FL and NY, and a random couple of fed courts. NY I’ve never had to use, even when I was practicing in NY, but they won’t let you go inactive which kind of sucks.

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beenaround (Aug 2, 2018 - 5:23 pm)

You can go inactive in New York, but they call it being "retired." You don't have to pay bar registration fees or take CLE when in this status and can always reactivate at later date. Just don't resign because that is permanent.

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therewillbeblood (Aug 9, 2018 - 2:30 pm)

Right, but you also have to retire from every other bar you're in, too. I need to keep my current Florida license.

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nycatt (Aug 9, 2018 - 2:58 pm)

Where do you practice in Florida? I just sat for the FL exam. I am working for my New York firm remotely for now, but hope to be employed in Florida (preferably Orlando) a year or two from now.

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bittersweet (Aug 9, 2018 - 2:15 pm)

DC & MD

I also had another license in (flyover) where I went to school. But after spending over a year there looking for ANYTHING, gave up and moved to the east coast. At least in the DC area I can do doc reviews to pay rent. I recently gave up that license since that state doesn't have an inactive status and I got tired of paying for a license that I don't use or expect to use. I've been back there only twice since I left, just to go to weddings.

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