Law Light
Law Light
Jul 23, 2021
S3 E9: Starting A Legal Career - Building Your Toolkit with Lesley Wynes
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This week's episode of Law Light features Melinda Delmonico, President & CEO of Gibson Arnold joined by Lesley Wynes, Chief Legal Talent Officer for Thompson Coburn. Lesley oversees all attorney recruiting and hiring nationwide for Thompson Coburn, and therefore provides some invaluable insight and advice on what it takes to be successful as a law firm attorney. Lesley began her career as a tax attorney in a large firm, but through her self-described "choose your own adventure career", she found her way into attorney recruiting for Thompson Coburn and has done so for the last two years. Lesley and Melinda discuss the effects of remote work on incoming associates, as well as how to decide what kind of lawyer you ultimately want to become. Lesley also offers a few pieces of advice for new law school grads and seasoned lawyers alike. 

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