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@Litigation Partners - what are qualities you look for when hiring an associate?

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Grit. Poise. Common sense. Brains. I can teach you the rest, including how to write, speak, and the rules of evidence and procedure. But if you don’t have those four things, which I can’t teach, I won’t hire you.

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Evidence of self drive

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Excellent writing. Also ability to get along and take some initiative. Ask good questions

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Self initiative is important. Probably key quality. In interviews I am looking for someone that shows passion, a drive and someone that seems invested into their profession.

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