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When things just don’t click

Thursday, March 31, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Saul Chernos

Should differences arise with your boss or supervisor, don’t take things personally, try to address matters quietly, politely and directly, and learn from any mistakes you make.

That’s advice from the trenches, from lawyers who in the early stages of their careers sometimes faced unreasonable demands, difficult working relationships with more senior lawyers, and even witnessed the occasional angry outburst in the boardroom.

The person overseeing you may be respectful, kind and benevolent, perhaps even a true mentor. However, personalities aren’t all the same, law is...