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Unsolicited Advice to Lawyers with Associates

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Since I joined the LCL staff in 1998, I have personally seen 2 or 3 lawyers a year who come in distressed, and often depressed, with regard to their role as associate in a law firm. In some cases, they function as sole underling to a seasoned veteran who has taken them into an otherwise solo or small practice. In other cases, they are making a big income with a giant and prestigious firm. In either situation, the associates that I see (who are, of course, self-selecting to come to LCL) are struggling to keep their heads above water…. [For entire blog, originally posted 6/7/10, click here.]

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