The Reliable Associate

Kerry M. Lavelle
If the senior people at the office cannot rely on you in your first year of practicing, they will not give you work, and you will become irrelevant.

If the senior people at the office cannot rely on you in your first year of practicing, they will not give you work, and you will become irrelevant.

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Want more content from Kerry Lavelle? Check out his On-Demand, Free CLE entitled "The Reliable Associate." Lavelle shares tips for becoming a reliable associate in your first year of practice, such as working with partners, senior associates, and staff; producing high-quality work product; and taking copious notes.

Are you a new attorney?

Don’t we all wish that we had today’s knowledge about life and people when we were in high school? We would have navigated our way through those years in a very different manner. If you just graduated law school and are starting your new career as an associate, what are the things that would be obvious to you in two or three years that you would like to know now to become a reliable associate your first year of practicing law? Here are my top 10:

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