4 Ways Firms Are Failing Associates

By Carolina Bolado (June 19, 2015, 2:06 PM EDT) -- Law firms invest a lot of money in associates, but unless they're supported in other ways, the relationship can deteriorate, leading to a high attrition rate for firms and a stalled career for young attorneys.

Lawyers around the country at large and small firms agree that, in general, the industry could be doing better by its associates and it could make strides to improve the experiences young lawyers have at their firm.

The key is to make associates feel included and valuable, according to John Zavitsanos of Ahmad Zavitsanos Anaipakos Alavi & Mensing PC, a 46-lawyer litigation boutique in Houston....

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