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How often should you talk with your supervising lawyer for feedback about your work product generally (as opposed to comments about a specific project)?

Q: How often should you talk with your supervising lawyer for feedback about your work product generally (as opposed to comments about a specific project)?

A: You don’t want to seem to be lacking in confidence, but you do want to show your dedication to getting it right, learning, and progressing. So with the supervisor with whom you work the most, you could try for twice-yearly if not quarterly check-ins as to what you’re doing well, what you can concentrate on improving, and additional skills you should be developing.

If your employer conducts twice-yearly or annual performance reviews, you will get this feedback without having to seek it out, but once or twice between those formal reviews you could also ask for a little additional guidance from a key supervisor.

The important thing is to try to insure a meaningful dialogue about your work, so that you can look ahead, as well as behind you.