New Lawyers

lawyer mentorship

Young Lawyers: Making the Most Out of Your Mentoring Relationships

Meyling Ly Ortiz | The best mentors serve as an experienced sounding board, ask you questions and expand your perspective.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - September 14, 2021
Career Growth

Three Tips for Owning Your Career as a Young Lawyer

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Hoping “someone” will teach you how to be successful lawyer, without doing more, is not an effective strategy.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - July 13, 2021
legal careers

New Associates: 4 Things You Can Do This Year to Shape Your Legal Career

Lauren Smith | Every new associate — indeed, every lawyer — should develop a plan with actionable steps to shape their career path. Consider these four things.

Lauren Smith - May 27, 2021
time-keeping

Three Timekeeping Tips for Brand-New Lawyers

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Law firms often miss the mark — presuming they spend any time at all mentoring young associates — with teaching timekeeping.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - May 11, 2021
in-house corporate counsel

Three Tips for Starting Off Strong When Going In-House

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Starting your first job in-house? Here are a few suggestions for making a successful transition.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - March 9, 2021
professional coaching

Coach-Curious? Tips for Working With a Professional Coach for Optimal Success

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Once I overcame my skepticism of professional coaching, it helped me gain clarity about what I want and why.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - January 19, 2021
challenge yourself

Ditch the Resolutions and Challenge Yourself Instead

Jay Harrington | We all struggle to uphold the promises we make to ourselves. Here’s the good news: There’s a better way to reach your goals and become a more successful version of yourself.

Jay Harrington - January 11, 2021
Imposter Syndrome

Don’t Let Limiting Beliefs Stop You From Building Your Law Practice

Jay Harrington | Don't let imposter syndrome, perfectionism or a scarcity mindset hold you back from taking action on building your practice.

Jay Harrington - December 10, 2020
associate attorney 10 tips

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
new attorney first assignment

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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