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Posted on: Nov 18, 2014

By Katherine G. Erdel, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

As young lawyers, we slowly start to learn how to give advice to clients but we quickly become experts in receiving it from more experienced peers, partners and bosses. Everyone has a war story meant to teach a lesson of some sort. My personal favorite? The one about taking muffins to the courthouse when you need something to happen fast and aren’t sure how to get it done. There’s some legit advice buried in that one.

In this article,

21 Pieces of Advice for Every (New) Lawyer

, Barry Seidel shares some time-tested words of wisdom without the backstory. Today, I’m learning (and re-learning) numbers 10 and 18.

This post was written by
Katherine G. Erdel, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the Young Lawyers Division page, please email Mary Kay Price at


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