Family law is not one of those of areas of law where you can learn on the fly in a middle of a case. A UB Law program can help.
Experience takes time, so for those of us with very limited experience, here are some helpful tips on who to contact when you don’t know the answer.
Don't be afraid to look like you don't know anything, because compared to someone who has been practicing for decades, you truly do not know anything.
A lot of times we are assisted by the mature and seasoned professionals in our business just because of our lack of experience and their genuine desire to help new members.
It all began with a chance encounter with a complete stranger in a grocery store.
Just don't forget that as a mentee, it is your responsibility also to invest in the relationship.
Don't put on blinders to the broader societal implications of the practice of law.
You can pick up something new in the practice of law and you can always do more to add to your “toolbox.”
I forget how difficult it was to be a first-year associate, trying to learn both the practice of law and the actual law.
Where do you seek advice and mentorship in your job as a general counsel?
At the Center for Urban Families, Danielle N. Torain, senior director of strategy and development, has focused her efforts on the revitalization of the family unit.
Of course I am excited about her new job but, for selfish reasons, I am sad to see her go. ...