How to Encourage Your Associates the Old Fashioned Way


In most large firms, associates are distinguished by:

1. Their number of billable hours;

2. Their class;

3. Their practice group; and,

4. Their office location.

Before someone can coach or mentor associates, he must know them not only as lawyers, but also as people. I learned this when I was first assigned to be in charge of attorney development at Jenkens & Gilchrist. The associates who did not know me, did not know whether to trust me. I decided I wanted to get to know as many of our associates as possible

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Cordell Parvin LLC | Attorney Advertising

Written by:


Cordell Parvin LLC on:

Popular Topics
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.