Category Archives: The Wacky Law Firm: Dodge & Burrow

I worked for a wacky law firm for five years. Allegedly there were adults in this firm, but it was more like Mean Girls: The Law Firm.

I have stories about the week we had no water and had to pee in a bucket in a glass-walled meeting room; the time I was nearly given a written warning for daydreaming of a lottery win on my lunch break; the time I was punished with overtime because my step-father had died; the time a baby cried and I was told to shut up.

And guess what? I still have the emails. And a scanner. *big grin*

Dodge & Burrow: The Christmas Party

20 December 2017

“Dove,” she said. “We need to discuss this incident of hazing at the Christmas party…”

Dodge & Burrow: Sloane has a law degree

8 December 2017

When Nina went on mat leave, Sloane joined us. She had a law degree. This made her frightfully unique in a law firm. She also had an IQ that was possibly in the minus numbers.

Dodge & Burrow: Never call in sick

7 December 2017

Senior: Have you tried some ibuprofen?
Me: … for the infection?
Calling in sick is always good fun, especially when the person you’re calling doesn’t have medical qualifications, but thinks they do.

Dodge & Burrow: Setting the Scene

6 December 2017

Dove witters on about the wacky law firm, Dodge & Burrow.

Dodge & Burrow: The Start of it All

19 November 2017

The start of my life at Dodge & Burrow, the wacky law firm I worked at for five years. I should have seen the signs.