Transitioning from Law Firm Associate to Partner: New ABA Book Guides the Way

CHICAGO, April 13, 2010– Transitioning from law firm associate to partner is a leap of faith. You need faith in yourself and faith in your firm.  A new downloadable resource published by the _ Young Lawyers Division, 100 Plus Pointers for the New Partner, guides lawyers through the questions, issues and information they should be familiar with as they take on this new role.

This easy-to-read electronic publication includes such tips as understanding your firm’s governance, structure and economics; personal strategies for business and client development; and the skills and knowledge needed to step up into a leadership position.  Topics include:

•           Getting Started
•           The Business of Law
•           Firm Governance
•           Compensation/Perks/Benefits
•           Client Management
•           Client Relations
•           Business Development
•           Human Resources — Associates, Assistants and Paralegals
•           Leadership/Management/Administration

The _ Young Lawyers Division is the home for young lawyers. With more than 150,000 members and 300 affiliated groups, the ABA YLD is the largest young lawyer organization in the world.

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

2050204_bigTitle: 100 Plus Pointers for the New Partner
Author: Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams
Editor: Jill Eckert McCall
Publisher: _ Young Lawyers Division
Pages: 11
Product Code: 2050204PDF
ISBN: 978-1-60442-755-4
Size: 8 x 11
Binding: Download
Price: $19.95 ($9.95 for ABA members)
Orders: www.ababooks.org or 800-285-2221





Editor’s note: Review copies are available by sending an e-mail to Tracy Kaempf at .  If you publish a review of this book, please send tearsheets or a copy for our files to Tracy Kaempf, ABA Young Lawyers Division, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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