Website for Young Lawyers to Network

Coloring_book_lawyer_coverEvery one of us leaves colleges with high hopes of achieving great success in our future lives. We hope to make good use of the theoretical knowledge that we gained in college for practical use in real life.

Unfortunately though, there is a lot of difference between theoretical knowledge and practical experience. In most cases, new graduates will find it hard to cope with the expectations of the work place and grow ahead in their career.

This is especially true in the cases of young lawyers who need to gain a lot of experience before they will be able to argue a case on their own. Some of them will find it impossible to get ahead in their career ventures. Is there a helping hand available out there for these newbies learning to swim in the rough waters of life?

There are some websites that offer help for young lawyers to network with one another and improve their individual legal acumen. These websites do provide them with a lot of helpful tips and pointers to make their very first career moves. Continue reading

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Why Young Lawyers Need an Association

Lawyers protesting in front of Supreme Court in Islamabad in 2007One of the most important things I learned while in law school is that networking is an extremely important part of the job. Sure, a person can become a lawyer without having a network of fellow lawyers to turn to, but he is going to be a very lonely person in the business world. This is especially true for young lawyers. There are the rare few who will have the support of established lawyers, but like I said, that is rare. Established lawyers are busy with their own lives, and few have the time to teach a new lawyer the tricks of the trade.

That is why every young lawyer needs to consider an association. Continue reading

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