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Five Tips To Excel As A New Lawyer


Darin Mackender’s article “Five Tips To Excel As A New Laywer” was featured in Law Week Colorado on November 24, 2014.

Congratulations! You made it through law school, passed the bar and found your dream job only to discover that practicing litigation is significantly different than passing civil procedure, and drafting purchase agreements is a lot more difficult than writing a contracts exam.

In the article, Darin provides new lawyers with five tips to help them survive and even excel during their first few years in the practices.

  1. Find a mentor.
  2. Make yourself indispensable.
  3. Focus on skill development.
  4. Get the easy stuff right.
  5. Take care of yourself.


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