Episode #158 - Managing Your Career as a Young Attorney

Guest: Aaron Rolen, Senior Counsel - The Bassett Firm

Aaron Rolen, Senior Counsel with The Bassett Firm, joins Dr. Bill Kanasky, Jr. to talk about managing your career as a younger attorney. Aaron shares his perspective as a younger attorney and the advantages he has realized from staying with the same firm for a number of years versus bouncing around to chase new opportunities. He also talks about what defense attorneys can do better strategically and logistically and offers his views on how to handle witness preparation. Lastly, Bill and Aaron discuss the difference between a litigator and a trial attorney, the importance of storytelling that trial attorneys exhibit when compared to litigators, and getting and accepting feedback on your story plan.