April 19, 2013

Teal, Grey, Floral

Oh man you guys, I have been so busy this week. My bosses started picking a jury for a death penalty trial Monday and I stayed with them in court for 2 days. My job was to do little google background checks on all the potential jurors to see if anything popped up that would make us want/not want them as a juror. I also kept my computer with me to do some last minute research if an issue came up (and several did). On Thursday I had to spend the entire day at a seminar about professionalism. It's required that all new Florida lawyers go to this seminar within your first year after passing the bar, so it was mandatory. I found it utterly useless given that my law school made me take a class on ethics and professionalism AND I had to take the MPRE (an ethics exam similar to the bar exam). Let's just say I think I've learned everything I can possibly learn about ethics at this point. The only thing I found useful was that apparently the advertising rules for lawyers are now being applied to social media as well, so I guess I'll keep that in mind if I ever decide to make my firm a Facebook page, lol. While I was not paying attention at the seminar I started reading a book on my phone called Child 44 - it took me a while to get into it but I'm really liking it now. Anyway, here is what I wore to work today. I went to take pictures this morning and realized I misplaced my memory card, so iPhone photos will have to do until I find it! Hope everyone has a great weekend. My plan is to go to Plato's Closet and try to sell some ish I never wear, and then head to the outlets to try to buy a navy suit :)
Jacket: Express (similar)
Skirt: Theory 
Blouse: Ann Taylor (love this one)
Shoes: Ann Taylor (similar)
Necklace: Tiffany
Bracelets: Tiffany & John Hardy
Linking up with Work Clothes I Suppose for Third Thursday Threads: Florals!

9 comments:

  1. It's all about ethics, isn't it? We have to take an ethics course every year as part of our mandatory continuing legal education credits as well.

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  2. Yea it really is - Florida also makes us get I think 5 hours of ethics credits every 3 years

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  3. Hi, excuse me while I pin every outfit you've ever worn on your blog. I'm trying to get more creative with the looks I wear to work now that I'm stepping into a higher position at work (showing people houses... Wooooo), and you're probably going to be my number one go-to. Hope that's cool with you.


    Sorry to hear about all the stuff you've been going through! As a licensed real estate agent, I'm going to have to be taking a bunch of ethics credits every 3 years just to maintain my license. Super excited about it...


    ..not.

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  4. You are one busy lady!! I love that you were reading a book during the useless conference!, haha! I would totally do that too! I love is look! Very professional and classy! I love the pop of color and pattern in the top!

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  5. Great outfit. Love the colours and the fabulous bling!!!

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  6. Gosh your job sounds so interesting. And I'm still lusting after all of your mix/match suits. I would LOVE to hear your tips on mixing and matching to still look really professional! I see it done wrong so often. And, most importantly, thanks for linking up!!!! :)

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  7. thanks so much bri.. I'll have to think about what "tips" I might have, if any. A lot of it is just being rushed in the morning and throwing on whatever I find haha!

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  8. you're so nice to say that haha. congrats on your promotion! can't wait to see what you wear

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  9. Really like the printed top with the suit pieces, and the gold jewellery is a very nice touch. Love how professional your looks are while still seeming comfortable and suitable to wear for long days :)

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