Many summer associates are starting jobs this week. This post may be my shortest ever, but here are some resources for effective communication, especially listening, in the summer-associate setting:

Here is a post by Georgia State Professor Kendall Kerew on listening for law-school externs, with many lessons for summer associates as well:

And here is a checklist for taking a new assignment:

Good luck to all the summer associates of 2018!

Posted by Jennifer Romig

Jennifer teaches writing, research, and advocacy at Emory Law School. She tweets at @ListenLikeaLwyr and @JenniferMRomig.

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