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The Gold Standard: Advice from Senior Counsel

May 1, 2019, The Writ, “Millennial Minute”

I greatly value and often suggest reaching out to others for advice, perspective, or an ear to talk to while you analyze an issue.  This month, I thought who better to reach out to than some very wise, experienced, talented Senior Counsel. New attorneys are often intimidated and unsure of whom to reach out to, think they should already know the answer, or afraid their inquiries may be received as a nuisance.  During my “lunch” meeting that evolved into quite an enjoyable two-and-a-half-hour discussion, I learned that new attorneys should feel exactly the opposite.  I was advised that new attorneys should never hesitate to reach out for guidance and that often, senior attorneys appreciate and value the time and effort new attorneys put into advancing their practice.  Below is a summary of the sage advice I received when I asked, “What advice do you have for new attorneys?” To read entire article click here.

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