Lawyers and Career Advancement

Brian Tannebaum, a criminal defense lawyer, has written a humorous piece on Anna Ivey's Six Skills Every Law Student Needs to Master. Ivey's post is good, but Tannebaum's is more fun. The takeaway is young lawyers need to learn to grow up and go about their career as adults, not as generation X'ers. I like Ivey's first skill to learn the best. She says, "Improve your writing." I know only a handful of lawyers who have actively tried to do that. Read Tannebaum's article here.