Young Lawyers

Strategies for Making Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

By Dena Lefkowitz |

When I think of a brand new year, I envision a beautiful, tranquil lake, so still that it mirrors everything surrounding it. Nothing has happened yet to disturb or disrupt that peaceful surface. Our actions are like pebbles thrown into the lake that ripple out, changing the reflection in the mirror and rearranging the landscape in expected and surprising ways.

Firms: Be Supportive of Young Associates' Decision to Move On

By The YL editorial board |

A young associate recently went to her managing attorney and gave her two weeks' notice. The young associate explained to the managing attorney that she was leaving for two reasons.

Suggestions for New Year's Resolutions for the Young Lawyer

By Juliann Schwegler |

Every January, talk around the water cooler remains the same—New Year's resolutions. If you still have not thought of one, here are some suggestions.

In My Short Time in Practice, I've Learned a Few Things

By Colin J. Beisel |

Eight months ago I packed up everything I owned into a Dodge Journey and made my way to Philadelphia, a city I basically knew nothing about.