June 26, 2018 Articles

The Indispensable Junior Litigation Associate

Junior litigation associates can become good project managers by learning how to drive cases.

By Dorian Simmons

Figuring out how to become a contributing member of a litigation team can be challenging for junior associates. Litigation is a complex practice consisting of various moving parts that are not always apparent to new attorneys. Below, I have identified six ways in which junior litigation associates can become indispensable. I created this list after careful self-reflection; and although the list is rooted in my particular experience in a big law firm, my hope is that this article will be useful to new attorneys regardless of where they practice.

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