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Re: Junior Associate Taking Questions

Postby gk101 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I have a question. I'm a first year. The huge case I've worked on since I started is over, and the other cases I've helped out with are slow right now. So I have nothing to do. My understanding is that things aren't too busy in the office right now. What should I do? Just be thankful for the down time and wait for things to pick up? Or go around asking for work?

I have usually done the following:

week 1 - enjoy the down time and do nothing
week 2 - try to find interesting work or reach out to partners that you want to work with
week 3 - start asking around for work from anyone

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Re: Junior Associate Taking Questions

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:06 pm

Thanks to both of you.

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