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Alternative Career Options For Lawyers Looking To Leave The Law

Thinking of leaving the law? Wondering what other jobs you can do with a law degree? Watch our JD Refugee® videos to discover alternative careers for lawyers and JD advantage jobs – you’ll see how you can apply your law school skills whether you’re leaving law or simply exploring your options.

True Hollywood Story: From Law School To Writing For TV

Ever clicked through your TV guide only to get sucked into a marathon of the hit series “NCIS: Los Angeles”? Ever dreamed of writing for a show like that? It’s definitely one of the tougher alternative careers for lawyers to break into, but TV...
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Do You Thrive In A Crisis? PR Jobs To Do With A Law Degree

Public Relations Jobs When spinach causes food poisoning, who is a company going to call? It will call on its legal team and public relations professionals that specialize in litigation and crisis communications. These careers in communications make excellent nonlegal jobs for lawyers, says...
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Leave Law & Break Into Commercial Real Estate Careers

Do you ever find yourself saying, “I hate being a lawyer“? After 6 months of law school, Josh Gorin knew law wasn’t for him. So he used his law degree to pursue non-law jobs for lawyers. He broke into commercial real estate careers thanks...
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Regulatory Affairs Jobs For Lawyers Who Want To Be Lobbyists

Are you interested in working in the middle, between government regulators and the businesses they’re regulating? You can do that by working in regulatory affairs jobs, which make for great alternative careers with a law degree. Businesses within the same industry pool together to...
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Like To Write? How To Break In To Legal Journalism As A Lawyer

Careers in Journalism When Jill Schachner Chanen considered leaving the law, she thought about what she liked about her job: writing. Like many lawyers before her, she took her legal knowledge and skills into the journalism world, a great alternative career for lawyers.
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What Is eDiscovery? Alternative Legal Careers in Technology

eDiscovery Careers Chad Schwarz remembers sitting in criminal law about two weeks into law school thinking, “What have I gotten myself into?” Like many, he stuck it out, finishing law school and becoming a lawyer. But he pursued law-related jobs rather than continuing on...
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