New Lawyers


New Associates: How to Become an Excellent Attorney

By | Sep.05.14 | 4 Comments

A family friend will be starting his career at a large law firm this fall. Asked to provide some advice, I started compiling tips and recommendations — things to do and not to d[...]

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Play to Win

More Business Development Tips for Associates

By | Jul.21.14 | No Comments

More and more young lawyers are actively seeking ways to get involved in marketing and business development. In some cases, their firms encourage it; in others, the associates rec[...]

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Associate Development

Junior Lawyers: Like Training Pigeons

By | Jun.17.14 | 3 Comments

One of the striking things about law practice is our “sink-or-swim” mentality when it comes to junior associates. They do their law studies, we recruit them through various mec[...]

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The Friday Five

Your Next Big Step: Career Experts’ Advice

By | Apr.18.14 | 1 Comment

The legal world really is starting to work differently. And while the path is uncertain, change is certainly creating opportunities for new career directions. For our "New Math, N[...]

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NEW LAWYERS

17 Things I Wish I Knew as a First-Year Associate

By | Mar.11.14 | 3 Comments

A family friend will be graduating from law school this spring and starting his career at a large law firm next fall. Asked to provide some advice, I started compiling tips and rec[...]

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EXCERPT

New Lawyers: Tips for Honing Interpersonal Skills

By | Jun.11.13 | 2 Comments

In Thrive: A New Lawyer's Guide to Law Firm Practice, Desiree Moore guides law firm associates through the maze of firm life: the hierarchy, assignments, getting work organized an[...]

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