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Law Firms Paying new Attorneys $190,000 a Year Now?

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Summary: Sure, every attorney wants to make $190,000 a year. However, not every attorney has the capacity to be worth the salary.
 
Law Firms Paying new Attorneys $190,000 a Year Now?
 
  • Many attorneys get into the business of law for the money.
  • And who can blame them? Practicing law can be a very lucrative endeavor.
  • But not everyone makes the big bucks the mystique of law touts, and here’s why.
  • And for those who do make that sort of money, they pay a very dear price.

In Downtown Los Angeles, there’s a much talked about bar called Perch. Perch sits atop the 14th floor an early 20th-century art-deco styled office building deep within the concrete bowels of the downtown historic core district. Perch is a place to see and be seen. It is a chic rooftop enclave which much as a real bird’s perch would, commands one of the most gorgeous 360-degree views available of the LA skyline.

Needless to say, the Perch clientele have, for a lack of better words, deep pockets. They also have deep pockets of youth. In fact, most who patronize Perch are in their mid to late 20s and 30s. The young men hug one another upon meeting, smoke cigars and high five the bartender as they pick up their double Dewar’s, while the young women alternate between excited conversation and high-pitched laughter, all while miraculously avoiding the spillage of their black or white Russians.

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