In addition to the basics, getting a mentor, understanding the office politics and making yourself indispensable to the senior attorneys, learning the technology is an easy way to distinguish yourself.
E-discovery is the future. You will want to know how it works and understand the current trends. To do this, go to the Sedona Conference’s website. Look at the program outline for the last conference and read the program descriptions. Google and read the blog posts on these topics.
If you want to be a great trial attorney one day, take the time now to learn how to put together trial presentations and present evidence in court. Identify the trial presentation companies, visit their websites and download their free trial software. Go to the courthouses and find the departments in trial and watch the cases.
Click here to read an article published on this topic earlier this month on Above the Law’s website.