Lawyers Weekly

Successful lawyer-managers must also be able to earn the respect of peers and develop a strong understanding of the legal market, competitors and future goals, says lawyer Carrie Heller, president of The Heller Group, which specializes in legal recruitment.

“Firms are not generally hiring lawyers from outside the firm as managers, but promoting lawyers already working within the firm as they have a good understanding of…the personalities that exist in the firm, the challenges the firm faces and the best way to grow strategically,” Heller notes.

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