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Changing Careers As A Lawyer Isn’t As Scary As You Think

After making partner at a law firm, Adam Gropper decided he wanted to round out his skills by working in government. Changing careers is a big leap, but there’s no reason to be afraid, he says.

In this video, Adam shares how to make a career change easier on yourself, whether you want a government law job or you’re thinking, “I hate being a lawyer.” If you’re ready to leave law, get started with our FREE self-assessment tool. Click here to get it now. Join JD Careers Out There for access to this and more soft skills & practical skills advice videos plus day-in-the-life career path videos and transcripts.

Today’s Guest

Tax Attorney Adam GropperTax Attorney Adam Gropper
Title: Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation
City: Washington, DC
Law School: The George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C.
Grad School: Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL (MST in Taxation)
College: University of Florida in Gainesville, FL
Previous Careers: Adam practiced tax law as a law firm partner before going to Capitol Hill. He has written a book called Making Partner: The Essential Guide to Negotiating the Law School Path and Beyond, and shares career advice on his blog, legaljob.com.

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