One 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