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Archive for March 6th, 2015

30 Tips for First-Year Lawyers




The Young Lawyers Division of the ABA has offered several webinars on 30 Tips in 30 minutes for new lawyers. A powerpoint version of the tips is available. The tips are organized by new firm orientation, interacting with colleagues, administrative matters, client relationships, and time management. Some of the best tips include:

  • Find a mentor.
  • Learn from your mistakes.
  • Organize your case files.
  • Acknowledge internal clients.
  • Market yourself.
  • Master time management.

Hat tip: Legal Skills Prof Blog.

Say Goodbye to Dan Thomas, Assistant Director, Technology Operations

It is wit003h great sadness that we will be saying goodbye to Dan Thomas (pictured), Assistant Director, Technology Operations.

Dan has lead the IT department here at C|M|Law for several years and will be missed greatly.  While Dan is taking his talents to Kent State , do not fear C|M|Law community Rick, Eric, and Cliff will still be here ready to assist with your IT needs.

Dan’s last day is Tuesday March 10th.  Stop by and wish him the best.