Making and Keeping Friends – Even When You Have a Busy Job

Aristotle said, β€œIn poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. They keep the young out of mischief; they comfort and aid the old in their weakness, and they incite those in the prime of life to noble deeds.” Friendships are vital for well-being, but they take time to develop and maintain. In the whirlwind of life that takes over when you begin and continue practicing law, it is often hard to prioritize making (and keeping) friendships. However, as Aristotle noted, friends are a sure refuge. As an attorney, friendships can also hold the dual role of friend and client. As for maintaining friendships that you have already made, below are a few tips for fostering and growing the friendships that you already have: For friends that live in different cities, or even friends that live in the same city as you but that you can…

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