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Succeeding as a Summer Associate

Summer Time and Workload

Summer Time and Workload

Learn techniques to ensure that, by effectively managing your time and workload, you can meet deadlines and still deliver your very best work.


Back in Delivering Great Work, we talked about deadlines and their impact on the work you’ll do throughout the summer. Even a single missed deadline can produce a lost client, financial or reputational damage, or even a malpractice lawsuit. Because of this, we advised you to treat every deadline as if it were set in stone. 

That’s relatively easy to do if you’re working for a single attorney on a single assignment at a time. However, it’s much more likely that you’ll be juggling multiple...