Celebrating 75 Years of Serving Nevada’s Legal, Business, Government, and Civic Communities

Millennial Minute – March is the Month for Mentorship

March 1, 2019, The Writ

Your hard work has paid off! You graduated law school and earned the auspicious title of Attorney at Law. Your first day as an associate at your new firm you practically rode into the front doors on cloud nine. You were received by warm welcomes, smiling faces and were led to your desk, a space you could call your own, where your career as an attorney was sure to blossom. Your phone rang, as you answered thoughts of disbelief ran through your head as you realized “I have my own extension, and someone knows it!” “… I hope you wrote that down, that’s the client matter number, you should be able to find a form in the database and please get the document to me before lunch time,” CLICK!

Ah, the adventures of a first-year associate. Many tried to warn us of the grave disparities between the endless academic hypotheticals vs. the reality of the client sitting across from us. We are now professionals and what would a new career be without a little self-doubt and the almighty learning curve, right?  To read the entire article click here.


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In 2024, McDonald Carano celebrates 75 years of serving Nevada’s legal, business, government, and civic communities. More than 60 lawyers and government relations professionals serve state, national, and international clients from our offices in Reno, Las Vegas, and Carson City. McDonald Carano provides legal services and government affairs and advocacy counsel to startups, corporations, trade associations, nonprofits, public entities, high-net-worth individuals, investors, and public-private partnerships throughout Nevada. We are proud to be your Nevada law firm since 1949.

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