Taking Charge of Your Career

Blair James and Crystal Jackson-Kaloz
What exactly does it mean to take charge of your career?

What exactly does it mean to take charge of your career?

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Whether you are right out of law school or you have been practicing for a few years, you look for ways to take charge of your career as a new attorney. But, what exactly does it mean to take charge of your career? And does it mean something different for new women attorneys? To answer these questions, we spoke with several attorneys, both men and women, in the public and private sectors, at various stages in their careers. From new and midlevel associates to partners and retired professionals, they offered the following advice to new women attorneys. While addressed to women attorneys, much of their advice can apply to all new attorneys seeking to take charge of their careers.

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