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A Law Degree Can Help You With A Wide Variety Of Career Paths

Marc Luber

Published by Above The Law’s Career Center After law school, I took an unpaid internship. When I got my first music industry job in Los Angeles, I was severely underpaid. I sometimes wondered if the job required a high school degree, let alone a law degree. If you asked me then, I would have told […]

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What To Do With A Law Degree – Awesome Advice From Twitter

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If you’re a law student, this conversation from Twitter offers important advice for how you should approach your career search. Check this out if you’re wondering what to do with a law degree. Like the storify? We’re thinking of doing this more often, so let us know what you think! [View the story "What To […]

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Roundup: Tech Advice, JD Jobs & Olympic & Super Bowl Inspiration For Lawyers

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The Olympics are under way in Russia, and a Boston College law student is among the “diverse” Olympic delegation (to use the White House’s word — she’s also an openly gay Olympic medal winner). What can you learn from Olympians when looking for JD jobs? The same grit that helped her train for the Olympics, […]

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Will A Legal Recruiter Help Me Leave Law?

Hindi Greenberg

Guest post by Hindi Greenberg I am often asked if there is a list of recruiters who specialize in placing attorneys who are seeking to leave the legal profession. Those who ask it are hoping that someone will have a magic wand that can wave them into a new, better job outside of law. Unfortunately, […]

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Law Career Roundup: Birthday Presents & Career Fulfillment

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If you didn’t see it yesterday, we’re celebrating JD Careers Out There’s first birthday! If I could, I’d send you all a cupcake. Aren’t you jealous of these cupcakes from my nephew’s first birthday last weekend? Photo credit to my sister-in-law. Watch Marc’s birthday message: No need to send us presents for JDCOT’s birthday, but […]

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JD Careers Out There Turns One!

JDCOT host Marc Luber

Happy birthday to JD Careers Out There! Hard to believe that JDCOT has existed for a year. I whipped up this video to say thanks to all of you who have supported the site: whether you’re a visitor, an individual member, a law school group member, someone who has worked on the site or one […]

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Law Career Roundup: Wild Success & Happiness? Believe It Or Not, It’s Possible

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Last time, in our end-of-the-year roundup, I suggested a number of articles about setting career-related New Year’s Resolutions. In our first full week of 2014, there have been more such articles. I’ll spare you from most of them, other than two about resolutions that you should NOT set. Taking inspiration from this cool and short […]

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Law Career Advice Roundup: Set Your Career New Years Resolutions

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Happy Holidays, Everyone! This will be the last roundup for 2013, so I’m providing you with a lot of food for thought on your career goals for 2014, as well as a few things you can do now to set yourself up for success in January. First, JDCOT Founder Marc Luber and I have one […]

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Law Career Advice Roundup: Going To Law School, Mental Strength, and Finding Jobs

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After skipping Thanksgiving weekend, I have a lot of great law career advice for you, along with interesting debates about law school. But first, we made the ABA Blawg 100! Please vote for JDCOT as your favorite here. Now to that advice…. What does it take to be an employable law school graduate? The headline […]

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Law Career Advice Roundup: Tips For Landing A Law Job

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Before we get to job search tips, click on the picture to the right if you have or want to have your own firm someday. Here at JD Careers Out There, we interview lawyers to help you find out what being a lawyer is really like. The New York Times this week published a video […]

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