Krista Contino Saumby is the founder of
The Law Bridge, which helps legal organizations
achieve higher retention rates for diverse new hires.

Through experience in large, small, and solo firms, government and the judiciary, and Fortune 100 companies, The Law Bridge brings training that can help all new attorneys not just survive, but thrive in their new profession.

Survive and Thrive

Prepare for Interviews and Meetings

Oh, no. A partner wants to give you an assignment. Or wants to review an assignment that they left on your desk. You haven’t worked with the partner before. You don’t know what to expect, and you’re not especially confident in your skills as a new attorney. Heck, you might not have gotten your bar…

Make Real Connections – Finding Mentors

Everyone says to find a mentor. It’s a daunting task for a lot of people. Where can you get a mentor? Bar associations? Work? LinkedIn “cold calls”? Open up a directory and throw a dart? I’m about to make this seem more difficult–you should try for more than one mentor. Quite a few folks benefit…

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