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This article is written by Ankit Vaid, Admission Counsellor Team LawSikho.

It so happened that on a fine day at the Jammu & Kashmir High Court, the Honourable Judge asked the junior advocate, during his mentioning of a matter, in his usual humorous demeanour:

“Mr Advocate, why are you looking so sad?”

The junior advocate was visibly pissed off at the time. He expressed his grief in an unequally humorous way:

“Sadness is the virtue of every junior advocate who does not have a brief of his own.’’

Sad but true. 

What’s sadder is – that advocate was me.

And I know you, as a junior advocate, might relate to it too.

In fact, this is the reality of most junior advocates in India, especially the first generation ones, who usually end up on the verge of sadness, frustration, depression and all such synonyms one can recall. Why? Because…

They do not get work of their own.

The problem is further exacerbated by the lack of support and training system from the legal fraternity. No incentives for someone starting out. 

It is made worse by the fact that the “successors” of successful advocates are walking a ready-made path of success. They arrive with ready infrastructure, books and journals, and existing client base. Unlike the rest.

Frankly, doctors, chartered accountants, or company secretaries (that is, other self-employed professionals) usually don’t face such hardships at the beginning of their career. Even if they face any, it is nothing compared to that faced by an advocate.

I faced these difficulties myself as I tried to build a career in litigation in Jammu, and finally, one day, landed up at LawSikho to do the Dream Job Bootcamp after buying the Master Access course library

After trying my luck with lawyers in Delhi for some time, I decided to spend more time building up basic business skills by … working at LawSikho itself.

However, I have seen the plight of junior lawyers in tier-2 and tier-3 cities closely and believe me they are similar in metro cities also (or worse). And it makes me want to explore this topic: why do these junior advocates get lost amidst the chaos? 

Or even more importantly, what stops them from building a fledgling but reasonable legal practice of their own?

While at Lawsikho, where we get lots of calls and queries from dozens of people every day,  mostly from the legal profession, I came to realise that the problem is two-fold.

One is that young lawyers have very little skill that they can use to earn money, and the second is that nobody is ready to give them a chance.

Issue # 1 Full of inherent potential but lack of practical skill

Issue # 2  Not knowing where to find work

Let’s go over them one by one, and see where you are probably going wrong. 

Issue #1. Not being able to recognize your own potential

I have to say that most junior lawyers come with a lot of potential but they don’t recognize it themselves.

Without being politically incorrect, let me share here a religious anecdote. 

Do you know Hanuman from Ramayana? Yes, the most celebrated character from the epic. 

In Ramayana, when Lord Rama and his army were searching for goddess Sita, they reached the shore of the Indian Ocean. Then Hanuman was asked to jump over the ocean and get to Lanka to inquire about Sita’s whereabouts.

But instead, Hanuman became fearful and full of doubts that he will not be able to cross the ocean. Hanuman had unlimited power vested in him yet he forgot all about that. He could not feel that he could do it. 

Popular opinion says that it was because he was cursed by Matang Rishi to forget his powers until he was reminded of his glory once again.

(Disclaimer: take the story with a pinch of salt though since there are many versions of Ramayana across the Indian subcontinent). 

But he was reminded by Jamvant that he (Hanuman) had all the power in the world to cross the Indian ocean.

That is the case with most of the young advocates.

They simply do not realise the power they have inherited within themselves. 

(BTW, they all need a Jamvant in their legal career. Who do you think is going to make them realize that they have all the power within themself for crossing the vast ocean of despair and suffering? Hint: the name starts with the letter ‘L’.)  

So, it is not that young advocates lack what it takes to be a lawyer. What they lack though is that they do not realize what they already have inside them and how best to cultivate that to bring out the best in themselves. 

What you need to understand though is that just knowing about your potential is not enough. 

You need to go one step further, cut the corners and polish those inherent powers enough so that you grow your legal skills to the maximum extent and finally shine like a round, brilliant diamond

But the first question is why budding lawyers do not perceive their self-value and discover their true potential as they should. In my experience, it is because of TWO reasons:

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In the video below, Tanvi Dubey, an Associate at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, one of the top tier-1 law firms of India, discusses the roadmap of becoming a successful independent litigator, beginning from the college itself. 

She answers frequently asked questions as follows:

  • How to plan internships at law schools;
  • How to score internships and top-notch organisations;
  • Benchmarks to perform at internships to score PPO and letter of recommendation;
  • CV value of extra-curricular activities like MUNs, YPs, Moot Courts, Research Paper presentation at law schools;
  • What are the skills required to excel in litigation as a young lawyer;
  • How to network in the legal fraternity and land more clients;
  • Contribution of  LL.M. in litigation career;
  • The resonation of arbitration and litigation in a litigation career;

And many more.

Click on the Play button to watch it right now.

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1) Mirroring Syndrome

Most of the young advocates suffer from mirroring syndrome. It’s not a mental disorder or anything; that’s why we hate to use the word ‘suffer’. 

So in mirroring, young advocates subconsciously try to mirror or start imitating some other person, especially a personality. In most cases, they might be senior advocates or advocates who have made a name of themself in their respective areas/courts/region. 

Mirroring is not a bad practice per se. It helps you understand the nitty-gritty of an art form, get a feel for how the trick is done or what works in a particular way. 

For instance, it is common practice to copy a piece of writing by a master, from the first word to the last word. It’s not like copying that person’s writing style. It’s a part of the process of developing your own style. 

But what if this becomes a crutch, or rather an obstacle to nurturing and growing your full potential? What if it makes you forget who you are? Or, where your true strengths and weaknesses lie? Then it is, of course, detrimental to your career. It might do more harm than good.

Also, what if you are mirroring something that is toxic, or something that is outdated and don’t work anymore?

Let me give you an example. 

For our following courses, Certificate Course in Criminal Litigation & Trial Advocacy and Certificate Course in Advanced Civil Litigation: Practice, Procedure & Drafting, we get the highest number of queries from young advocates. And when our expert mentors talk to them, they get to hear something along these lines:

Advocate: I want to do litigation.

Mentor: May I know why you are interested in litigation (Read civil and criminal litigation only) or what are your other areas of interest (if, any)?

Advocate: I am interested in litigation only.

Mentor: What makes you realise that you want to do litigation (here mentor is also specific to civil and criminal litigation only)? 

Advocate: Because we have ‘LOTS OF’ litigation (again civil and criminal) matters in our city/town/state.

Mentor: Are you sure that after doing our civil or criminal or both litigation course, you will be able to earn more.

Advocate: {Without pausing for a breath} Umm… my senior says litigation is a highly paid career if I do it properly like him.

Now the script might be different for every career counselling call but the queries we receive from young advocates more or less follow the same thread.

That’s where you go wrong. 

You should pursue a career, litigation or not, because of your own wish and not for anyone else. 

But these junior lawyers are so brainwashed by the aura of their seniors that they forget who they are.

They do not explore emerging opportunities which may be way more conducive for them.

Also, another effect of the same is that while blindly following a famous senior lawyer, many junior lawyers end up specializing in a niche they don’t have an iota of interest in. 

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For example, late Ram Jethmalani, with all due respect, who inarguably started the cult for criminal lawyers, was, in reality, a maverick in ALL areas of law. Perhaps, he later specialized in that niche but is that because of someone he followed blindly? 

I doubt it.

Unfortunately, success does not happen like this.

Also, people end up trying to copy what their seniors do. It’s highly unlikely that you can build a practice today by doing what lawyers used to do to build a practice 20 years back. 

Some things don’t change, but lots of things do. If you do not respond to changes, you go extinct.

Not being able to discover your true “lawyer” self and blindly copying other lawyers most certainly result in failure and ultimately, innumerable creative excuses like the ones below.

2) The Fault in our Stars!

If I get a good chamber where my potential clients could visit me, I will be set for the legal profession.

If my senior gives me a single brief and lets me do the case independently, I will nail it.

If my English communication skills would have been more refined, I would have given reportable arguments.

If my father (or any family member) had been in the legal profession, I would have surely reached the status of Harish Salve (with due respect) one day.

If I had done my graduation from an NLU, I would have been able to achieve a lot more.

If I could have done my LLM from Harvard, I could have been the next Harvey Specter of India!!

There are many If’s and But’s apart from these. 

What I see in the list above is a bunch of stupid excuses. (Pardon me for saying so.)

I do not deny these factors completely but they are not the complete truth either.

If you ask me why Hanuman remained oblivious of his own powers, it was also because he was a dutiful servant/disciple of Lord Rama. 

Hanuman had an unshakable faith in Lord Rama, and he believed that it’s Lord Rama’s name that would protect him always and bolster his strength to perform miracles.

He had such faith in Lord Rama’s name and his Godly powers that he never explored his own for that matter. 

Well, of course, he should because we are talking not about a person here but about God Almighty here. 

But just for the sake of argument, I would say that relying blindly on Lord Rama was his excuse. 

“I don’t need powers. I got Lord Rama himself.”

But Lord Rama knew this was wrong. 

To make Hanuman realize his shortcomings and overdependence on fate, Lord Rama always caused some hindrance in Hanuman’s way to make him realize that while faith is important for every task, it is equally crucial to be aware of the power residing within you and to utilize and enhance the same. 

Or in other words, it is important to accept that knowledge, skill and expertise do matter. There are innumerable examples around you where people came from nothing and managed to build substantial practices against all odds. 

Obstacles often force you to garner the strength that you need to grow bigger. People who rise from hardship, often go higher than others. 

However, that is not how all human beings react to adversities or obstacles. Many people use those obstacles as an excuse for not striving. Adversities make some people stronger, while others give up. 

Failure + amazing and valid excuse = success

So think many people, and later realise what a grand mistake that is.

Excuses do not make things better. They just give you justifications to stay where you are – in trouble. You can innovate and discover valid excuse after valid excuse, and successful people will simply refuse to engage with any of that.

Our job is to create results no matter what advertisites we face, even as lawyers, right?

Likewise, if you do not want to end up feeling dejected, sad or frustrated, never fall back on excuses. Stop entertaining excuses, from yourself, and from others.

Every time you get this feeling that “I am at a disadvantage to others!”, consider this as a challenge to overcome rather than a permanent handicap. 

Imagine that there is the vast Indian ocean lying in front of you and you have to cross it to save Maa Sita from the clutches of Ravana. You already have it in you, and nothing on this planet can stop you from achieving what you are born to do. 

Most lawyers, or let’s say most people around us, end up letting their destiny be ruled by some external force. 

That’s what Lord Rama was trying to teach Hanuman. While the outcome might be influenced by external factors, it is still decided by the will power vested in you as a human being. You have the final say. You can give up because the job is hard, or you can take a leap of faith and never stop working till you get to where your destiny is.

Have you really done everything you could do to get what you want? Have you really knocked on every door, left no stone unturned, and done everything in your power to move forward towards your goal? When you have been unable to run towards your goal, when even walking was not possible, have you tried to crawl at least?

If you haven’t done everything you could, you have no excuses to give.

And there is always more you could do. There is no checkmate in this game, I promise. 

To sum it up, most junior lawyers fall into a vicious downward spiral where they join the court, never get to find out their true “lawyer” selves, feel confused and helpless, start coming up with useless excuses, fall down the dark hole further and feel more and more sad, dejected and lost.

To stop this from happening, I urge you to pause for a second and focus on finding your true north first. Once you know the direction you want to follow, a lot of things will start falling into place.

And when you do, the next most pivotal question comes up.

“How to further develop your legal potential?”

You see, just recognizing and resting on the laurels of your inherent potential is not enough to solve your problem and get you the success you deserve.

Once you finally realize who you are and what you can do, it’s time to start gaining practical skills around that. It is time to train and prepare. It is time to sweat it out and sharpen your tools.

If you align your skill-building with your inherent potential, you will be way ahead of the curve. It just takes months, and the results are incredible once you begin to do this.

In the end, legal practice is a game of skills, just like chess. Keep practising and you will become perfect one day. 

Not by following your Lord Master.

Not by claiming that you are a “natural”.

Law is a jealous mistress, after all. I say, if achieving success as a lawyer is what you desire the most, make it your spouse instead. 

How to realize your true potential?

I once went to intern under a senior lawyer, and while he was around 60 years old, his junior was around 50 years old. That seemed a little odd to me. Not a partner, but a junior?

While I don’t resent loyalty or companionship, I do believe that every lawyer who enters into the litigation profession wants to build his own practice, to be his own boss one day.

If you don’t want to be that 50-year-old junior who still follows his senior like a lost puppy, I think you should better focus on how to realize your true potential as a litigation lawyer.

I will share three steps to make it as fast and smooth as possible. 

Step #1. Keep the balance even

Whenever we go to a senior, please do not make him your ‘’Lord Master/Lady‘’. While you should always respect them for you are there to learn from them. They are supposed to be your mentors.

But do understand that you are also there to add value to his legal practice. He will not be training you for free. You are going to work for and under him. If he does not benefit from your work, this relationship is unlikely to work.

You are not entitled to training and guidance. It has to be earned. 

You will be taking notes during court proceedings. Proxy for him if he is not able to attend the court someday. 

You will probably need to prepare his briefs. You may do initial consultation with the client before he takes the case on. 

You will perform legal research, prepare drafts and applications, and even maintain the case calendar. 

Do you see now that you are not just a freeloader here? You have a very important role to play. 

The important thing to remember is that you are there to provide him as much value as you can, and in turn, he will pay you in value too. Whether he pays you in cash or teaches you the nuances of law practice, it’s always a give-and-take relationship.

And if you are just giving a lot (you need to be sure about that) and getting nothing in return, that does not work, either. 

Since I have been in your shoes before, I want to put in a few pointers on how to handle this.

  • Spend at least 6 months to check out any senior before you commit long term. You should vet them thoroughly and research extensively before you become junior to any lawyer. 
  • It is not enough if they are successful at the bar. Are they helpful to juniors? What are their past juniors doing now? Do they speak well about their former senior? Are their any red flags? It’s not use to work with a senior who is too busy to take any interest in you. 
  • Never, ever engage in his/her personal affairs ( Though exceptions can be made at times of exigency)
  • Always try to be available and useful.
  • You need to genuinely explore how you can add value to the senior, reduce his work load by taking more upon yourself. 
  • Never try to outsmart other colleagues or associates. You are there to learn and not to win your senior’s heart or do any kind of politics.
  • Try not to impress your senior by what you can do by promising something in the future, instead impress him/her by what you did. Because if you can’t deliver on the swag you made in front of your senior, it will go against you.
  • If by any bad chance you make a mistake, accept it immediately. In fact, if possible, make sure you expose your own mistakes before anyone else does. If you are honest, but it makes your senior trust you and remember you. 
  • There is a high chance that your senior may not even know or remember that you exist. Be remarkable, so that he does not forget. 

If still nothing is moving, get out from there. 

Start finding a new senior or better start on your own.

Step #2. Start going independent through baby steps

A scene from the famous movie, Home Alone, comes to mind.

Kevin, the eight-year-old troublemaker, was left all alone in his house, which was targeted by burglars. And now Kevin has to protect his house from burglars, all alone!

Don’t most young advocates, especially the first generation ones, feel like Kevin at the beginning of their career?

They feel like newly born babies just coming from the womb of their law school/colleges and have been left alone to deal with hardships, circumstances, seniors, competitors, the legal system. 

They always feel that they are not mature as yet to be able to intellectually handle an important brief. Perhaps all they are fit for is taking adjournments in cases or asking for pass-overs. Many of them do not even think that they deserve to be paid for their service.

Get this clearly, they surely want to earn money. However, they are not sure that they deserve money for the work they are doing! This is such a disaster.

Wherever you join or whoever you start working under, your ultimate goal is to learn enough to start your own legal practice someday, and that should be as soon as possible.

Set a time goal for yourself. Say to yourself that in the next 6 months, you have to absorb enough knowledge and be legally competent enough to start taking on your own clients.

How are you going to do that? Simple. By reminding yourself that you will never rely on your senior blindly and keep on working every day to become independent. You also need to start learning legal skills beyond what you learn in the chamber, skills that are in high demand. You can talk to us at LawSikho about that, we will be glad to help. 

Here are a few ways to achieve it without hampering your daily work.

  • Always take and prepare the brief, as if it’s your own case and you alone will have to argue. 
  • Don’t worry if you didn’t get a chance to present before the court. You prepare and argue before other lawyers in your chamber casually and ask them to counter and poke holes. This will help you to formulate your own strategies for your own clients in the long run.
  • Please develop the guts to ask for a genuine, fair, reasonable fee. Don’t fumble. Practice visualisation for asking a genuine fee. You need to know your bones that you will do good work and that you deserve to get compensated for your work. Use affirmation tracks, sleep programming and hypnosis, use a coach or whatever, but you need to get out of your inability to consider your work worthy. This is less often connected with the quality of your work, and more often with your self-worth issues arising out of childhood trauma that needs immediate addressing. 
  • Try to stow away for future reference the soft-copies of all types of documents that are required in a court, especially in which your senior has the majority of its work. For example, save in drive formats of an index, memo of parties, memo of urgency, different types of the plaint and petitions, affidavits, notices. 
  • Many of the plaints, affidavit, petitions, notices, etc have a similar format and just require smart tweaking in facts and prayers. It will give you an edge in taking drafting work from your senior and also help you if you have any work of your own. This is just a starting point though, do not make this the be all and end all of learning drafting skills. 
  • Even if your senior sends you for taking adjournments and pass-over only, grab it as an opportunity. Imagine you are a budding actor and the judge sitting in front of you like a camera. 
  • Study the psychology of the judge. And how do you do that? Meet his personal assistants, his driver, his peon, his helper, meet retired judges and ask them directly how judges think, react and respond. Read hundreds of orders passed by them in the last one month to get a sense of how they think. Sit in the court and observe.
  • Love thy Munshi Ji. Munshiji is the home minister of a chamber. What cannot be done by you asking your senior might easily be achieved through Munshiji’s chamber (provided you play your cards well) whether it is allocation of work, drafting work, or court allocation. 
  • Apply all the 28 principles Dale Carnegie suggested in his most famous book ‘’ How to Win Friends and Influence People’’ to succeed in the legal profession.

Step #3. You need to be a master of what happens behind the scene

Never shy away from the projector room. Don’t know what a projector room is and where it is located in the court? 

Don’t worry. There is no place like a projector room in the court but figuratively, it is the place where behind-the-scenes actions happen. 

The filing counter, the record room, the translation department, the respective petition sections, etc. 

Try to visit such rooms, see how files transfer from one table to another, how files travel from the filling counter to the desk of the judge. 

Read the psychology of persons dealing with such filling. it is very important that they recognise you and your senior’s file. 

Be in their good books. 

Meet them even if you don’t have any work. 

Try to show your vulnerability in a dignified yet humorous way. 

In short, please don’t neglect the cinematographer, make-up artists, vanity boys, lights man, choreographer if you want to climb the ladder of the glamorous legal world.

Step #4. Learn legal skills on your own

If you wait around to learn everything from your senior, it might take you a long time to imbibe the knowledge and expertise of your senior. 

Yes, he might be one of the best advocates you met so far in the legal profession but it also means that he will be super busy, bearing a lot of work pressure, and will demand you to get up to speed and be able to add value to his practice as soon as possible.

So, the only way to stop relying on your senior for every other thing and start being proactive and take the initiative to build yourself as a lawyer. 

In case you need to know which areas you would need to work upon, here they are:

Learn contract drafting. In my opinion, this is one of the most vital legal skills that you can develop as a junior lawyer (or lawyer in general). Senior lawyers often get contract drafting work, which they may or may not want to do depending on how senior they are. Customarily, they will pass on the work to juniors if they do not want to do it. If they want to do it, they will probably ask you to prepare the first draft or do the first review and there is your opportunity to shine. Also young litigators can find their own contract drafting work and supplement their meagre income in a substantial manner. 

We have a course that can help you to acquire mastery in contract drafting and negotiation

Litigation related drafting –  civil and criminal. If you can draft a bail petition right from scratch, draft a thorough writ petition, prepare even the first draft of a written statement, know how to prepare a perfect list of dates for arbitration, or prepare the first draft an opinion or draft a reply to a show-cause notice, you are golden to your senior lawyer and you are well on your way to building your own independent legal practice. 

There are a lot of other things you can benefit from learning, arbitration law, NCLT litigation, SAT litigation etc, and for that I recommend that you check out our Litigation Library for unparalleled rapid learning and practical skill development.

Be good at legal research. When you are at the junior level, the bulk of your work would probably revolve around case research. Studying and preparing arguments on points of law, preparing legit answers to legal questions, and keeping yourself informed of the latest court judgments in your area of specialization. 

The more updated you are or the more adept you are at digging the truth, the more valuable you are as a junior lawyer.

Improve your persuasion skills. Why do you think law schools conduct moot competitions? Being persuasive is not a choice but rather a necessity for legal professionals. As Boyzone would probably sing to you, “words are all you have to take the judge’s/client’s heart away.” 

Whether you practise public speaking, take up copywriting classes or even join a part-time sales job, impeccable persuasion skills are a must-have for you as a budding lawyer.

Master the art of networking. Okay, this is not taught in any law school that I know of. However, if you really and truly want to build and grow your legal practice to such a level where clients would literally beg to be on your waiting list, you have to network with your target audience, shamelessly and without rest. 

Determine who your potential clients are. Then adopt your Liam Neeson personality and repeat to yourself, “I am gonna find you and I am gonna make you my fan.” Stalk them on LinkedIn or Twitter. Search them on Facebook. You need to be everywhere where your prospective clients are.

If you start developing these 4 skills today, I assure you that you would be able to set up your legal practice in 6 months-1 year time, for sure. 

We teach you these things in LawSikho. There is a course for that called Legal Practice Development and Management.

Finally, the one question that remains is…

Issue #2. Not knowing where to find work

The first thing you need to get inside your head is that the Indian legal arena is different from its western counterpart. The Indian legal profession is much more distinct and often seen as a welfare profession than the legal profession of other countries where it is no longer a profession but is accepted as a ‘business’.

So what?

While in India, the best way to get legal work is to play the “doctor” with your potential “patients”. 

Remember, you are not selling anything. You are educating them. You are helping them to diagnose future problems.

You are helping someone solve their legal problems. You are essentially the “agent of justice” who represents the poor victim’s interests in front of the blindfolded Lady Justice. So, act like one.

In my opinion, the best way to start your legal practice is through the following avenues.

Startups

I have an elder brother who is a civil and criminal lawyer, with over 10 years of practice experience. And I have NEVER seen him approach startups during this whole time.

The ones I interned under, the ones at the law firms, the ones who mentored me… none of them approached startups. But why?

I can gather that for the highly successful and popular advocates, it might not be a necessity because they are usually flooded with clients on their own.

But in this email, we are talking about junior advocates starving for work. 

Think about it. 

A business concern who needs help with a myriad number of legal issues and challenges, and yet cannot afford to hire a full-time lawyer. What is the next best option left for it? Take external help instead. 

That’s where you come in.

You need work and you do not charge hefty fees.

These startups have loads of work and have very little money to spare. 

A match made in heaven!

Jokes apart, if you are going through a dry spell of clients, your first and often the best resort is to work with startups in the city where you live and practise law.

Over time, these businesses will grant you more work and also refer your services to their other business friends. As they grow, they will be able to give you bigger matters and better pay. As a junior lawyer, this might be a great start to your career.

Legal Aid Clinics

Legal aid clinic is one of the most unexplored activities in Indian legal world, although now it’s gaining some traction. If done properly, it can help in building your clientele very fast through word-of-referral marketing.

You can start a legal-aid clinic for any area, it may be in criminal matters, matrimony matters, start-ups, IPR, cyber cases, or any niche you are passionate about.

If you want to experience working at a legal aid clinic before you open one on your own, you can try contacting the legal services committees through which free or low-priced legal advice is provided to indigent and backward sections of the society, under the National Plan of Action of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). 

In most cases, they are looking for capable lawyers to cater to the underprivileged.

Remember you are organising a legal-aid clinic not for people telling you all their adversities, but the focus should be on that you are a good doctor (in the garb of an advocate) who is not only capable of diagnosing the adversities but is also capable of curing and preventing it in future also.

It’s the beginning of your public outreach. Do not get overwhelmed by this one initiative.

Pro Bono Work

Creating a law practice from scratch requires conscious thinking, focused efforts, and hard labour. It is important that young advocates think of their practice or law firm as a form of entrepreneurship.

Since young advocates are so infatuated by the glamour around senior advocates (as explained in the mirroring syndrome section above) they seldom spare a thought on doing pro bono work.

Most lawyers put zero effort towards building their practice. (Explained in “the fault in our stars” section above). 

Read the article below for creating a mind-blow legal practice from pro-bono work.

https://blog.ipleaders.in/pro-bono-work-makes-difference-lawyer/ 

So, already at 4,300 words, I would not like to extend this article further.

I have always wanted to write this piece not because I love to write but that I have been in your shoes one day. 

I have been slogging at the court all day. 

I was struggling with Rs 400 handouts per day.

I used to feel clueless and hopeless most of the time.

On many occasions, we, our group of friends at Jammu & Kashmir High Court, would cut jokes like “when are you going to marry?” and then someone would answer, “when we grow up.” 

We knew though that a monthly stipend (or let’s call it, pay-out) of around Rs 15,000 was just not good enough. We needed more, to do more and to achieve more.

I was where you are today.

Then, one eventful day, I came across the Master Access course library online. To check what LawSikho is all about, I came to the office at Saket, New Delhi and that’s where I met Ramanuj Mukherjee, CEO of LawSikho.

The things that I wrote above are what I learnt from him.

It helped me in figuring where I was going wrong and finding a new direction in life.

I wish this article does the same for you.

Wishing you all the best.

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