10 Tips for New Lawyers Entering the Profession [LGE 027]

Sep 4, 2018 | Podcast

If you’re a new lawyer just starting out in your legal career, you’ll want to tune in to episode to hear my top 10 tips (and 1 bonus one!) to help you succeed.

If you’re a more seasoned attorney, I’d love to hear your best tip for new lawyers. Tweet me @zaviehlaw

My top 10 tips:

  1. No matter how brilliant you are, you are going to be working with people who know more than you do
  2. Why “I don’t know” or “No” are not sufficient responses
  3. Ask a lot of questions (even if you think you’re irritating the people you’re asking)
  4. Communication is key!
  5. Under-promise and over-deliver
  6. Internalize feedback, from anyone, but especially from senior members at your firm
  7. Have an exit strategy
  8. Give help and give credit
  9. Know your tools
  10. Don’t forget to network!

And one bonus:

Take care of yourself!

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