16 Things I Tell Associate Lawyers I Coach


I love coaching associates. Why? Put simply, associates are eager to learn and open to new ideas.

Here are 16 things I tell them. If I coached you when you were an associate, share anything additional you remember:

1. The only security you have as a lawyer in a law firm is clients.

2. The earlier you start to learn, practice and implement client development efforts, the earlier you will see results.

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