Where Have All the Role Models Gone?

Stewart, Coke
September 2006
Litigation Ethics;Spring2006, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p7
The article discusses the lack of role models for lawyers in large law firms. The author believes that law firms have become so big that lawyers do not recognize other lawyers in their own office which lessens the number of role models and causes dissatisfaction. The author recommends that law firms should ensure that every lawyer meets every other lawyer in the office.


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