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“A Closed Mouth Doesn’t Get Fed”—Building Your Internal Brand and Securing the Opportunities You Desire as a Junior Associate

Growing up with a southern grandmother, I often heard the proverb “a closed mouth doesn’t get fed.” As I got older, that sentiment matured into the following advice from my mother, “never be afraid to ask for what you want because the worst they can do is tell you no.”  While I failed to truly […]

Building a Brand Through Firm Writing and Marketing Opportunities

As a junior associate who was unfortunately a target of the COVID-19 outbreak era, I onboarded my current firm, Winston & Strawn, in an unconventional way. My summer associate program was reduced to four weeks of remote programming in 2020, which did not provide the same networking opportunities as if the program had been in-person. […]

The 2022 ChIPs NextGen Summit Coming to San Francisco

Join the next generation of female leaders in tech, law, and policy for the 2022 ChIPs NextGen Summit on October 26, in San Francisco! The NextGen Summit empowers women in the first 15 years of their legal career. Along with the opportunity to connect with current and future leaders, the Summit will include sessions, panels, […]

Perspective on Pitching From a Junior Associate

For junior associates like me, pitch development is an under-appreciated but critical part of legal work. Pitches require the entire team to be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the legal issues of a case and present that knowledge in a succinct form. Pitches also typically have a quick turnaround time from beginning the […]

BCLT Dramatically Discounts Registration Costs for Junior and Mid-level Attorneys for Upcoming APLI in a Move to Diversify Attendance

In a move to better support women, junior lawyers and diverse lawyers and increase their attendance in legal programming and conferences, the Berkeley Center Law and Technology (BCLT) has dramatically discounted its registration costs for junior and mid-level attorneys for this year’s 22nd Annual Berkeley-Stanford Advanced Patent Law Institute (APLI).  Specifically, junior and mid-level attorneys […]

Don’t Miss: Upcoming Junior Attorneys Oral Advocacy Judicial Panel — “Oral Advocacy at Its Finest: Circuit Judge Kimberly Moore and District Court Judge Alan Albright Discuss What Works (and Doesn’t)”

Next Generation Lawyers is excited to announce a fantastic opportunity for junior attorneys to hear sage advice from judges on how to advocate most effectively for clients in court. On Monday, April 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET |1:00 p.m. CT |11:00 a.m. PT, the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and the Federal Circuit […]