Edited Version

Edited Version

Published on 7 March 2021
YA
Transcript
00:00
Your Logo
00:00
A day in thie life of a lawyer
00:02
Dress the part Look smart!
00:04
Drink the BEST coffee you can
00:06
Put Positive Thoughts into the Universe
00:08
Bring treats for the team - they can help you when you are stuck
00:10
Take Healthy Food and Snacks for lunch - your brain will need it
00:12
Ok NOW you are ready to go to your office!
00:15
Check Emails and Phone Messages
00:16
Prioritize your Tasks for. the Day, Week, Month Diarize deadlines Determine length of time for each task Get organised Check the quality of your own task management Note any court dates and due dates The above steps are executed daily
00:24
Start Legal Work
00:24
00:25
These can be personalized
00:26
#1
00:26
Return Calls
00:26
#2
00:26
Respond to Emails
00:27
#3
00:27
File Reviews
00:27
#4
00:27
Legal Drafting
00:33
Be Mindful of Stress Levels & Stress Management
00:33
00:44
Keeping Up with the Law
00:45
Check Court Notices
00:45
Follow legal news
00:45
Complete professional development courses
00:45
Join Legal Memberships in your area of legal practice
00:45
Ongoing Self-Education
00:47
Don't let your ego interfere with your advocacy
00:47
Don't be disrespectful to clients, lawyers or court staff
00:47
Don't make promises you can't keep
00:47
Don't provide misleading information, lawyers can get sued too!
00:47
What Not to Do
00:54
Other Responsibilities
00:55
1.
00:55
Read a lot of case law: past legal decisions
00:56
Reading Legal Documents & statutory interpretation
00:56
2.
00:57
3.
00:57
Preparing for and attending court hearings
00:57
Type here
00:58
4.
00:58
Administrative tasks
01:04
Key Takeaways
01:05
You will read & write a lot
01:06
You will need prioritization skills
01:07
You will need de-escalation tactics
01:08
You will need stress management skills
01:13
Thank You for watching Come Again!
01:15
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