May 19, 2022

Overcommunicate With Your Summer Associates This Year

Legal Writing Coach and Advisor Julie Schrager authored an article for Law360 detailing how attorneys should act intentionally and overcommunicate with their summer associates in 2022.

As summer associates join firms, Julie emphasizes the importance of (1) creating relationships by understanding how to communicate across generations and experiences, (2) being clear about tasks and expectations, (3) emphasizing the importance of editing for both tone and content, and (4) proactively sharing productive feedback.

In conclusion, Julie notes the potential benefits of attorneys communicating clearly and effectively with summer associates, such as higher-quality work product and summer associates who are engaged and invested in their work and in the firm.

The full article is available for Law360 subscribers.

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