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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

Speakers
• 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 kentcso@kentlaw.iit.edu 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
Email: tmcclatc@kentlaw.iit.edu

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