#107: Career Strategies: Stage I (Associates & Service Partners)

Today we’re kicking off the first episode of a three-part series focused on law firm career strategies. We’re starting this week with Stage I focused on associates and service partners. Next week we’ll cover Stage II for partners with a book of business. Last, we’ll address Stage III related to key rainmakers. Whether you’re in these roles or want to be, this series will help you identify where to focus to truly excel.

Things you will learn in this episode:

  • Why associates and service partners should both focus on Stage I career strategies
  • The exact things you should be focusing on in this stage to excel in your career
  • Knowing who your client is and how best to serve them
  • Why you need to master core competencies before building a book of business (and tips and best practices on how to do so)
  • The importance of execution and efficiency if you want to advance or become a highly paid service partner

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Links:

Episode #67: How to Be a Rock Star Associate

 

Episode #28: Path to Partnership

 

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Professional Bio

Heather Joy Hubbard is an attorney, speaker, author, and strategic coach. Through her personal and professional development company, she helps attorneys reduce stress, manage priorities, and build a book of business. Prior to her work helping professionals find more balance and success, Heather was a partner and practice group leader at an AmLaw 200 firm. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Copyright, Trademark, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation, Mid-South SuperLawyers, Benchmark Litigation and Managing IP Stars. She was also named one of Nashville's Top 40 under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal. Heather graduated  summa cum laude   from the University of Louisville and received her  juris doctorate  from Vanderbilt University Law School.

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