What You Can and Cannot Say about Your Job in the Legal Profession

Paul O’Quinn
In addition to confidential information, there is also certain information that an attorney should treat as sensitive and use discretion accordingly.

In addition to confidential information, there is also certain information that an attorney should treat as sensitive and use discretion accordingly.

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There is no denying that lawyers love to talk, and we love to talk about work. Even attorneys who never discuss their work outside of the office inevitably will be required to have at least one job-related conversation (if not several, throughout their careers) during the interview process. As young attorneys, however, we lack the cache of war stories that our senior colleagues and bosses have from their decades of experience. Given this, we may feel pressure to discuss our few experiences in more depth and with more detail than we should.

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