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What are you passionate about? Make time for it!

I am passionate about the practice of family and and am very active in the New Jersey State Bar Association (currently Treasurer). I recently participated in the NJSBA’s Women’s Leadership in the Law Forum at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick.

A bonus from the event is the compilation of the insights and takeaways on effective communication, building relationships and becoming leaders that can be found on the NJSBA Blog.

I was lucky enough to be included in the list of takeaways – where I advise that lawyers, and really all people, should make time for things we are passionate about. You have to be selective in what you say yes to. We are all stressed and strapped for time. If there is something that you have a passion for, that is what you say yes to.

If you are an attorney and have any questions about becoming more involved in the NJSBA, or if you have questions about family law, contact me at jlawrence@lawlawfirm.com.

 

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