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Mistakes to Avoid in Seeking a Mentor

It's tough to go it alone. Navigating the business and legal world as a young lawyer can be difficult. There's a reason firms have an established associate -> junior partner -> partner system. Having a system in place that helps develop and foster growth in new attorneys under the guidance...

Lessons in Mentoring and Sponsorship

So you've received all kinds of career advice and support from your mentor, but you're still not reaching the top? According to Catalyst -a nonprofit organization focusing on women in the workplace-the missing link to your career success may be sponsorship . At this week's Women's Leadership...

Why You Need a Sponsor More than a Mentor

What support do young lawyers need to succeed? Conventional wisdom says you're good to go if you find a couple of experienced mentors and do what they tell you to do. The modern viewpoint, however, is a bit different. Now just having good mentors isn't enough - you need to find a sponsor....