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Rising to the Challenge: Junior Attorneys in the Courtroom

, New York Law Journal


Michael Rader writes: Creating opportunities for young lawyers to take an active role in today's trials is not just a way of preparing the legal profession for the future. It is also an important strategy for serving clients in the present. Young lawyers often work more closely than senior lawyers with the witnesses who will testify and invariably bring an outstanding level of preparation in their eagerness for trial experience. Moreover, advocacy by young lawyers can be refreshing—and most importantly, persuasive—to judges and juries.

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