January 10, 2020 Feature

Message to Newer Litigators: Don’t Just Wait by the Phone

If you want to succeed as a litigator, don’t artificially separate your “work” from your “life.” Let them intertwine instead.

Charles D. Tobin

Always—always—answer your phone. But never sit around waiting for it to ring.

Three distinct times in my so-called adult life, answering the phone has changed the trajectory of my career. And in between calls, I’ve looked for any way I could to keep moving forward on my own.

Always—always—answer your phone. But never sit around waiting for it to ring.

Always—always—answer your phone. But never sit around waiting for it to ring.

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