Sunday, August 23, 2009

Advice For New Associates

In a recent article in the National Law Journal, Steven Bennett outlines how new law firm associates can avoid some common pitfalls. His answer to problem number one, wasting time?

"Ask lots of questions when receiving an assignment. Ask more later, if you are still not sure of the assignment."

This is advice librarians have been giving associates for years, as law firm librarians are often the victims of associates who have very vague or confused understandings of their assignments.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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