The rapid growth of law firms and fierce competition for top legal talent have combined to convince successful law firms of the need for increased emhasis on attorney professional development. This compilation of articles by Ida Abbott addresses key facets of professional development. Numerous examples of innovative “best practices” complement the author’s analyses of attorney professional development needs in law firms today.
As associates leave their firms in record numbers, one of the most frequently cited reasons for departures is perceived lack of opportunity for professional development. The practices suggested in Developing Legal Talent can not only prepare associates to better meet their clients’ needs but also help stem the tide of attrition.
Paperback – 251 pages (2001); ISBN: 1557330301