The first week, month, year in the practice is intense. Navigating the legal community and developing the necessary working relationships are just the first steps to your success. You need to find ways to manage your time when work assignments are unpredictable and crunch time sets in. You also have to master billing and develop your own internal processes and build resources. This practical course will help you get your bearings and prove your worth. Register today!
Gain from others' experience: hear experienced attorney faculty share their hard-won advice.
Get help when needed: hear what resources exist outside the firm.
Find ways to keep up productivity when working from home.
Focus your efforts on the projects sure to build your reputation.
Proving Your Value to the Firm: Handling and Exceeding Great Expectations
Effective and Efficient Billing Techniques
Eliminating Time-Wasters and Maximizing Productivity
Working With Non-Attorney Staff and Senior Attorneys
DANIEL R. SHULMAN is a trial lawyer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, who has been trying cases for the past 50 years. Mr. Shulman is now a trial attorney with the Minnesota ACLU. He has been chief counsel in antitrust and other complex commercial litigation involving major industries in a variety of cases ranging from data storage, media, food, oil and gasoline, airlines, consumer electronics, medical electronics, health care, thoroughbred horses, and many other areas. Mr. Shulman has also been counsel in trademark and patent infringement actions, and he has an active pro bono civil rights practice. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society; and the Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, and Hennepin County Bar Association. Mr. Shulman earned his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Harvard University; his master's degree from Yale University; and his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School. He has twice been named a Minnesota Attorney of the Year.
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