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Generation J.D.

The Daily Record's blog for young lawyers, by young lawyers

Sarah David: Volunteering to help front-line workers

Many professionals are struggling with how to navigate working exclusively from home, how to balance work and childcare, and how to adjust to the many challenges this time presents. Three women have taken this challenge in stride and developed a ...

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A new kind of discovery: Working while parenting

The coronavirus has shaken the world in so many ways. Thousands of lives lost. Millions unemployed. Millions mandated to stay home except under exigent circumstances. There are few words left unused to describe the global pandemic we are experiencing. I ...

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In these challenging times, remember to be kind

This is an incredibly challenging time for our country and the world. As young professionals, we likely find ourselves especially challenged as we try to complete a day of work from home with young children demanding our attention, and as ...

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Making beautiful music while preparing for trial

Call me a control freak, but I have always been fascinated by orchestra conductors. I think it started at a young age with that Bugs Bunny cartoon. You know the one. I currently serve on the board of directors of the New ...

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Using 20/20 vision to learn from your mistakes

I welcomed in 2020 by reflecting on the lessons I’ve learned from the mistakes I’ve made as a new lawyer. When I became an attorney, I had hoped that I would learn from other people’s mistakes so that I could ...

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