Monday, June 7, 2021
Karen Sloan & Zack Needles (Law.com), It's Year Two of Pandemic Law Firm Summer Associate Programs. Here's How Things Are Shaping Up.:
This week’s Legal Speak features Law.com Legal Education Editor Karen Sloan’s conversation with Yih-Hsien Shen, Associate Director of J.D. Advising at Harvard Law School, about how law firms are adapting their summer associate programs during the pandemic and what lessons they learned from last summer.
Shen discusses the benefits and drawbacks of virtual programs, which allow summer associates to live where they want and can actually increase their ability to get involved in multiple projects.