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Law Firm Life: Practical Information for the New Associate
Start Date: 2/21/2017Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 2/21/2017End Time: 1:00 PM

Event Description:
What prepares you for succeeding in the environment of the law firm? In an informal setting, attorneys from Chuhak & Tecson PC will discuss practical pointers for success, including: 

• How to land a clerkship or an associate position at a law firm
• Tracking your billable hours correctly (the do’s and don’ts)
• Writing a meaningful time entry
• Handling research assignments and writing concise memorandums
• Communicating effectively with clients
• Creating a successful working relationship with your secretary/legal assistant
• Learning or refreshing your knowledge of the business basics of law
• Correctly drafting a court order
• Finding the right mentor at the firm and building a meaningful relationship with him or her

• Sanjay Shivpuri '99, Principal (Chicago-Kent alum)
• Sachin Shah, Associate

Don’t miss this helpful panel discussion! Be sure to arrive at noon for the free pizza.

Please RSVP by Friday, February 17, to with "Law Firm Life" in the subject line.
Location Information:
IIT Downtown Campus - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Room: Room 270
Contact Information:
Name: Tamara McClatchey

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