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A friendly piece of advice can go far

Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Saul Chernos

Early in her career with a large Bay Street firm in Toronto, Sharon Silbert quickly learned to turn to fellow hires from her cohort year or a couple of trusted, slightly more senior associates when she wanted advice or an opinion on a legal or strategic matter.

Newly minted lawyers might feel high as a kite when they’re called to the bar. And with good reason. But then comes performance time and a high-wire act of expectations, responsibilities and challenges.

Rookie mistakes? Pretty well everyone makes...