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10 Tips to Help First-Year Attorneys Cope With Stress While Working from Home

Jay Harrington | Many of this year’s new associate attorneys are working from home, without the traditional safety nets. Here are 10 tips for coping with stress and staying resilient.

Jay Harrington - November 11, 2020
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Knowing Is Half the Battle: Pro Tips for Your First Assignment as an Associate

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Here are a few questions to consider asking when you get your first assignment. (Or any assignment!)

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - November 9, 2020
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The Power of List Making

New Column | Meyling Ly, Managing Counsel of Employment at Toyota Motor North America, shares career advice for young lawyers, starting with using the "Done-List" to show your value.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - September 8, 2020
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How Dungeons & Dragons Can Make You a Better Lawyer

Dungeons & Dragons can be more than a tabletop role-playing game of hobbits, wizards and elves — it could also be some of the best soft skills training. I know, it’s insane. But stay with me, because I’m serious.

Bull Garlington - August 17, 2020
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A Growth Mindset, Paired With Daily Deliberate Practice, Is Key to Lawyers’ Business Development Success

Jay Harrington | A growth mindset, manifested through daily business development activity, is the lead domino for achieving your long-term career goals.

Jay Harrington - August 12, 2020
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Maximize Your Bar Association Membership

Video | Nicole Abboud shares four things new lawyers should be doing to get the most out of any bar association membership.

Nicole Abboud - October 30, 2019

3 Ways for Young Associates to Get Off to a Fast Start

Want to make an impact in the first year at your firm? Jay Harrington lays out steps you can take to accelerate your path along the profession's learning curve.

Jay Harrington - October 18, 2019

Create a Digital Trail to Your Website Bio

You can’t passively sit by and wait for prospects to stumble upon your attorney bio. Jay Harrington explains how important it is to funnel people in the right direction.

Jay Harrington - September 30, 2019
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This Is How You Build a Book of Business

Even if you are a brand-new associate, Jay Harrington says it's never too early to think about business development. Here are four principles to keep in mind as you get started.

Jay Harrington - August 29, 2019
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Survival Skill No. 6 for Lawyers: Bring Your Authentic Self to Work

The new standard for lawyers: Bring your authentic self to work. Link Christin wraps up his series on beating burnout and achieving emotional well-being.

Link Christin - July 31, 2019
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