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Archive for October 18th, 2012

This Just In: The Millennial Lawyer

Millennials. Are they lazy, entitled, selfish, and disloyal? Or are they entrepreneurial, altruistic, social, and tech- savvy? Maybe they’re all of the above. And they’re entering the legal workforce in numbers, poised to fill the impending void created by the retirement of Boomer-generation partners. The Millennial Lawyer: Making the Most of Generational Differences in the Firm [find it] is a handy little guide for both Millennial lawyers and lawyers-to-be as well as the other generations in the legal profession with whom Millennials work.

Following chapters on topics like feedback, connectedness, and the economy are a collection of useful tools to help Millennial lawyers hone in on what matters to them in their legal careers. These include –

  • A Millennial Lawyer survey
  • One Hundred Factors for Assessing Your Options
  • Self-Assessment Checklist