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Allison R. Day of Genovese Joblove & Battista. Allison R. Day of Genovese Joblove & Battista.

In the legal profession, I cannot emphasize enough the importance of having a mentor. Law school teaches you to understand and apply the law, but it does not prepare you adequately to practice law. For my mentees, understanding the complex business of law includes exposure to court hearings, depositions, client meetings and mediations. This is how they learn the intricacies of the job requirements, including how to prepare for hearings and meetings, note taking and what to wear.

 

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