During recent Q&As with Law360 as part of an ongoing interview series, Mintz Managing Partner Robert Bodian and leaders from several other law firms pointed to the most common career blunders they see new attorneys make.
In this article, Mr. Bodian said that young attorneys need to take ownership of not only their assignments, but also their entire jobs and the clients they serve.
"I like to tell my young attorneys to think of a graph or line. On one end of it is 'indistinguishable' and on the other end is 'indispensable' and to try to move as close to indispensable as they can," Mr. Bodian said. "I think that takes owning the projects and not just doing a task and that's it."