February 14, 2012
Whether you’ve been out of school one year or five, the art of time maintenance is one you shouldn’t ignore. Just like the balance between your personal and professional life should be important to you, you should also work to keep your law firm schedule and work habits as balanced as possible.
Following the pace of a law firm, its partners, and its clients as a former law student might be difficult at first, but time will show you what you’re made of, as hard work and perseverance pays off if you want to make it in the world of Biglaw.
Early Bird Gets The Word: In most cities, attorneys hit their office before 9 a.m. Lawyers need to be available throughout the normal hours of a law firm’s work day. Being both mentally and emotionally available may be hard at times, especially if you consider the looming deadlines, cases, and research you might have to undertake...