7 Lessons For Young Lawyers Starting Their Careers 1 7 Lessons For Young Lawyers Starting Their Careers
Law360 (May 4, 2021, 3:26 PM EDT) — You thrived in law school, are studying for or have passed the bar, and will start or have already started the job you wanted. Congratulations. You will now face new and, more important, different kinds of challenges.

Law’s study is qualitatively different from its practice. The two test and reward different skills, characteristics and attributes. Based on 33 years in the profession, here are some notes for this year’s law school graduates and other young lawyers about how to build a satisfying career.

Know what your clients most value about you.

Clients pay lawyers for their time. But clients value their…