5 Ways Associates Waste Time

Law360, New York (June 27, 2016, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Associates, essential to any law firm’s backbone, are often faced with a daunting workload. Time management is essential to the role, but many associates spend precious moments on tasks that advance neither their career nor the firm’s goals, experts say.

Even the most well-meaning associates can make the wrong call and spend their time on pointless tasks in and out of the office, affecting the way they are perceived by partners and clients. Associates should make every second count and become indispensable to their firm by considering the importance and best execution of each undertaking, according to experts.

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