From Campus to Counsel: The First Hundred Days of a Law Firm Associate’s Career

November 17, 2022

The From Campus to Counsel Podcast is designed to help law students and new attorneys as they navigate applying to and starting at a private practice law firm. Join us as we dive into the inner workings of on-campus recruiting, becoming an indispensable summer associate, and succeeding as a new attorney.

The first hundred days of a new attorney’s career can make or break his or her relationship with the law firm, and with the profession as a whole. In this episode, learn practical advice for new lawyers about managing bar results, rekindling relationships from the prior summer, and the responsibilities of having a proper business card and a briefcase. Jack and Ted also discuss how to navigate work-from-home policies, the benefits of living close to the office, and the adventures that can result from an “accidental assignment.” The hosts also explain how a laptop is like an umbrella and how every meeting has three key parts.

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