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The Right Way And The Wrong Way To Find A Mentor

As a law student or young law grad, you can get valuable guidance – and even job leads – from an experienced attorney. But there’s a right way and a wrong way to approach a potential mentor.

Use the wrong way, and your requests will go ignored. For the right way, check out my guest Mike Maslanka’s advice on how to find a mentor.

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Today’s Guest

Employment Attorney Mike MaslankaEmployment Lawyer (Employer Side) Mike Maslanka
Title: Partner, Fisher Broyles
City: Dallas, TX
Law School: Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, LA
College: Cornell University in Ithaca, NY
Other Careers: Mike is also an Assistant Professor of Law at UNT Dallas College of Law. He loves teaching, writing and sharing advice. In fact, he’s also an award-winning blogger for Texas Lawyer.
 

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