James J. Hoover BA ’98, JD ’01 was interviewed by Authority Magazine on the “5 things you need to know to become a top lawyer in your area of law.” Mr. Hoover is a Certified Family Law Specialist with Hoover Krepelka, LLP, in San Jose. Read the interview.
“The top 5 things you need to know to become a top lawyer in family law:
- Be kind, be sympathetic, be respectful.
- Education, advocacy and acting in a client’s best interests is a ven diagram.
- Go out there and make some mistakes, and learn from them.
- It is more important to issue spot than know the right answer.
- Always say yes to networking and referral opportunities.”