Monthly Archives: May 2011

Summer Associate: Develop an Angel at the Law Firm


This isn’t simple and some students will not be able to pull this off.  But if you do, it will be the best thing ever!  An angel is someone at the firm who is invested in your success.  You can’t just … Continue reading

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Summer Associate: Don’t Poop Where You Eat


There is an old saying that you don’t sh*! where you eat.  I have no clue who came up with that saying or why they chose that image but I do get the point that’s being made.  Don’t mess around … Continue reading

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Summer Associate: Get to Know The Other Summer Associates


Here’s an often overlooked tip for summer associates.  Get to know the other summer associates.  Not just the ones in your practice group, as many as you can meet and get to know.  First, it will make your summer much … Continue reading

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Summer Associate: Stay Off Any Non-Work Related Websites and Technology


OH THE HORROR!  Half a day without Facebook or Twitter?!  I know I know.  You’re probably asking, what you will do without Facebook, Twitter, espn.com, etc., etc.?  Your work is what you’ll do!  I’ll let you in on a big … Continue reading

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Summer Associate: Don’t Use Profanity or Get Drunk


This summer, if you are in the company of attorneys from the firm (or somewhere where word will get back to them), use some restraint.  You don’t have any clue what some attorneys may find offensive.  And what I’ve noticed … Continue reading

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Summer Associate: Look Past The Glitter and Gold


This summer, be sure to look past all of the fun summer activities.  Some firms work extra hard to seem cool during the summer.  All the outings are a part of what makes being a summer associate so much fun at some … Continue reading

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Summer Associate: Interview the Firm


Happy Friday!  I know that some of you are actually finishing up exams.  If you are done with exams, CONGRATS!  If you still have a few more to go, hang in there…you can make it!  Either way, it’s on to summer … Continue reading

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