In the early 1980's while living in a building owned by Columbia University, I marveled at the sight of new construction springing up around the campus. At the same time, significant portions of the existing infrastructure were suffering from neglect. It was an early lesson in life that it is easier to marshal resources to acquire new capacity than it is to spend time cultivating existing resources. And so it was with great pleasure that I read the recently issued report of the BBA Task Force On Professional Fulfillment. Under the capable leadership of attorney Jack Curtin, past president of the ABA, the BBA Task Force recommended that law firms and corporate legal departments do more to cultivate their existing talent.
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