Legal Career Resources

Two Things Attorneys Must Do to Be Successful
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

attorney sucess

Summary: Attorneys need to have two traits to be successful, but most attorneys lack them without even realizing it.

Read Two Things the Most Successful 5% of Attorneys Do That the Rest Do Not to see the full article.

  
What
Where


Attorneys can approach their career three ways, two of which will lead to an unsuccessful and unfulfilling career. Being strategic or tactful will prevent your legal career from leading to a future but being both will lead to a successful career as an attorney. Harrison Barnes explains what attorneys must do to maximize their potential as an attorney.

Read Being a Successful Attorney Takes More Than Just Hard Work to learn more.

Strategy requires being able to understand that you are supposed to do a job and do what is necessary to keep it. Not being able to understand the strategy that law firms operate under is dangerous for attorneys. Law firms are looking to bill as many hours as possible and to employ the best attorneys.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




See Confidence Is the Number One Trait to Be Successful.

Tactical decisions involve putting in the time and effort to reap the rewards of a high salary later on in your career. Setting aside employment to find the dream job is not a smart choice for an attorney. They need to stay employed because putting in any time with a job is better than not having a job at all.

Read Attorneys Need Skill and Energy to Be Successful.

As Barnes says, “Strategy is the process of figuring out where you want to ultimately get in your career” while “tactics are the means by which you achieve your ultimate goal.” Strategic decisions therefore come before tactical decisions.

Source: https://www.bcgsearch.com/article/900046521/Two-Things-the-Most-Successful-5-of-Attorneys-Do-That-the-Rest-Do-Not/

Photo: lawyerissues.com



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Business Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Santa Monica

Santa Monica office of our client seeks business litigation attorney with 1-3 years of experience. T...

Apply Now

Intellectual Property Litigation / Enforcement Associate Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks intellectual property litigation / enforcement associate at...

Apply Now

Corporate Attorney

USA-CA-Menlo Park

Menlo Park office of sophisticated boutique firm is seeking a corporate attorney with experience in ...

Apply Now

Mid-level Computer Science Patent Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks mid-level patent attorney with 3-5 years of intellectual pr...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Associate Attorney

USA-OK-Oklahoma City

Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker, LLP, a national law firm with offices in Washington D.C., Portland, Okla...

Apply now

Oil and Gas Attorney – Houston or The Woodlands

USA-TX-Houston

Position requirements: JD with a strong academic record Must be licensed to practice law in th...

Apply now

PARALEGAL

USA-AZ-Tucson

Paralegal preferably with experience in Workers\' Compensation and other Civil Litigation.  Job...

Apply now

Litigation Secretary

USA-CA-Los Angeles

$25 - $30 an hour Part-time Downtown Los Angeles law firm with offices in San Diego and West P...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top