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DC Legal Jobs: Working In A Law Firm Versus The Government

Adam Gropper went from a self-described mediocre law student to making partner to government lawyer. Today he works for the Joint Committee on Taxation on Capitol Hill.

Watch Adam’s video to find out why he’d leave a law firm for a government law job. If you’re interested in DC legal jobs, you’ll also be interested in hearing about the difference between law firm and government jobs. Need help figuring out what’s right for you? My FREE self-assessment tool will help you. 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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