Giving Back to Our Profession

Frank C. Jones
Every lawyer can make a real contribution to the profession by serving as a mentor for younger lawyers.

Every lawyer can make a real contribution to the profession by serving as a mentor for younger lawyers.

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Many lawyers today are unhappy with their professional lives. A New York Times article concluded that, “Job dissatisfaction among lawyers is widespread, profound and growing worse.” A bar publication reported that a survey revealed that more than 40 percent of the lawyers in a Midwestern state would not choose to be lawyers if they could make a career decision once again.

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