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The SMART Way for Associates to Grow a Career

Associate development requires planning, developing overall goals and specific strategies that are preparation for the partnership. The issue is not more billable hours by associates, it's what kind of billable work and what it contributes to the firm. The firm must be able to measure the growth...

How Do You Profit Your Firm?

If Oscar Wilde's famous definition of a cynic - "someone who knows the cost of everything and the value of nothing" - is true, then many associates may need a dose of cynicism when assessing where they stand in their firms. Not the superficially cynical "why don't they appreciate...