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Alumna JoAnna Nicholson ’08 Featured in Executive Profile in Long Island Business News

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Headshot of Hofstra Law alumna JoAnna Nicholson '08, Associate, Nixon Peabody LLPHofstra Law alumna JoAnna Nicolson ’08, an associate at Nixon Peabody in the Health Care practice group, was interviewed by Long Island Business News.

In the Q&A, published on May 30, Nicholson, a self-described “second-career attorney,” speaks about her career path, her commitment to mentoring (she co-chairs the Hofstra Law Alumni Association’s Career Services Committee) and her experience as a woman attorney.


Executive Profile: JoAnna Nicholson
By Adina Genn
Long Island Business News
May 30, 2017

Excerpt:

What’s your recommendation for anyone wanting to get ahead in law?
In any high-pressure profession, find mentors whose stories resonate. If they’re doing things you want to do, find out how they started doing them. A lot of the time, young people want to reinvent the world and figure it out for themselves, but sometimes you don’t have to. Find advice that saves you a headache or someone who shows you new things you didn’t know were out there.

Read the full article on the Long Island Business News website (subscription required).

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