In this Webinar, Harrison discusses the number one career killer that attorneys are never taught. He emphasizes the importance of commitment in the legal profession, particularly in highly competitive law firms.
Harrison shares a conversation with a New York law firm associate who was informed on his first day that most, if not all, of the first-year associates would be gone within five years. This lack of stability and the constant pressure to perform well can be daunting for new attorneys. Harrison highlights the high demands placed on lawyers, the need to work long hours, pay attention to details, and prioritize clients' interests. He argues that clients and firms expect lawyers to be fully committed and dedicated to their work. Lack of commitment can lead to missed opportunities, career growth stagnation, and job loss. Harrison cautions aspiring attorneys against prioritizing work-life balance over the needs of their clients and firm.
To succeed in the legal profession, he emphasizes the importance of unwavering commitment, hard work, and consistently delivering excellent results for clients and the firm. The webinar offers valuable insights into attorneys' challenges and provides learnings on how to thrive in a competitive legal environment.
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