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May 13, 2009

Return of Roxana: The Document Review

More "Notes from the Breadline" at Above The Law. Roxana gets a part-time gig:

Clearly, I have joined an effort that is already in progress. Whether the attorneys who work here ever actually leave the room is less clear. Most of the computer stations look lived-in: pillows, blankets, and sweaters adorn the chairs, and personal effects are lined up on the tiny slivers of desk space between reviewers.

Something about the scene reminds me of a casino, and the way gamblers stake out slot machines by arranging coin cups, drinks, and ashtrays around the perimeter of their territory. Most people have containers of lotion next to their keyboards, and everyone has a large tankard of hand sanitizer nearby. Some have bottles of prescription drugs lined up in their space....

Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzb├╝hel Desk) at May 13, 2009 12:06 AM


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