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Program Overview

The Program will provide an overview of expectations of associates at their law firms. Often, firms do not adequately articulate their expectations and how to meet them. The program will discuss how associates should treat senior associates and partners as their clients, offering them the same service the firm’s clients expect. It will also address how an associate can become a problem solver, be proactive, think creatively, offer solutions and become an asset to the partners and to the firm. It will also address necessary skills, like communication, writing and business development and will help associates who make mid career transitions.

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  • Young Lawyers and lawyers undergoing career transitions.

What You Will Learn

  • How to impress the partners at your firm and the clients they represent.
  • How to develop the skill set necessary in every associate’s tool box.
  • How to develop a long term strategy for your cases and your career.
  • How to Become a Subject Matter Expert.


Frank RamosFrank Ramos is the administrative partner at Clarke Silverglate where he practices in the areas of commercial litigation, product liability, personal injury and employment. He has written 5 books for lawyers, edited 4 and has written over 150 articles on legal and business issues. You can follow him on LinkedIn, where he posts daily.

Catherine Ava KopiecCatherine Ava Kopiecis an associate with Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC and practices in the firm’s Columbia, SC office. She practices in the areas of construction litigation, products liability, and insurance defense. Ms. Kopiec currently serves on the Steering Committee for DRI Young Lawyers as Marketing Vice-Chair and is also the DRI State Membership Chair for South Carolina.

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