What a New Lawyer Should Know

Hi Everyone- September is quickly approaching, and many of us are now knee deep in on-campus interviewing. We are also getting ready for new associates to begin their careers at our firms. In keeping with the season, I thought it would be helpful to share a column which is timeless in its message - what every new lawyer needs to know. This video and print installment of our monthly "Inside Out" column originally appeared in the August 2011 issue of Chicago Lawyer magazine. We address topics such as how legal education has evolved over the years, the most important skills…

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Finding-and Keeping-Legal Talent

Dear Readers- It is such an honor and pleasure to join the Ms. JD team!  I am looking forward to the opportunity to share thoughts and insights on various aspects of the practice of law and to get to know you all over the coming months. It is hard to believe it is that time of year again - we are kicking off on-campus interviewing.  Given that we are in the heart of recruiting season, I thought it would be helpful to share an article I recently co-authored with my husband as part of a monthly video and print column we do with…

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