The Hard Work of Developing “Soft Skills”

Amy L. Drushal
Leadership skills are some of the most overlooked abilities necessary to be a good lawyer.

Leadership skills are some of the most overlooked abilities necessary to be a good lawyer.

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The ABA Journal published an article by Susan Smith Blakely titled “Law Firms Shouldn’t Overlook Value in Soft Skills,” encouraging law firms to assist young lawyers in developing “soft skills” to increase their value. Here are a few suggestions for how young lawyers can do just that.

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