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New attorneys can often be easily intimidated. Here are some tips on how young attorneys can effectively deal with bullying from opposing counsel.
A new survey shows that current lawyers expect new lawyers to have far more than just traditional legal skills when they are starting out.
In an effort to avoid conflict, many attorneys say yes more often than they should. Learn to say no to clients, opposing counsel, and the court.
Experienced attorneys frequently resort to intimidation when dealing with a young attorney. If you are a young attorney, have faith in your case---and don't let opposing counsel dictate their view of the case and your client.
The nuts and bolts of putting together a CLE: first, pick a topic that won’t make established attorneys wonder “who does she think she is?”
Teaching a CLE can be a lot of work, but new lawyers will reap benefits when they do, including public speaking experience and networking exposure.
Young attorneys need to carefully consider the source and content of advice when making a critical decision.
The legal profession holds infinite legal and networking events. If you can have fun at legal events, you'll leave feeling energized, not drained
Lawyers need to be careful to avoid giving casual legal advice and causing more problems than they are fixing.