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Exploring Nonlegal Careers for Lawyers…You’ve Got Options

exploring nonlegal careers
If you’re a lawyer who isn’t happy practicing law, I have good news for you: you’ve got options. You probably hear that all the time: “there’s lots of great nonlegal careers for lawyers”. Yet there’s a good chance you don’t believe it. Maybe you’ve...

Don’t Wait for Recruiters!

Many unhappy lawyers who reach out to me ask if I offer job placement services. This could be because they’re aware of my years spent working as a legal recruiter. It could also be because they would much prefer to hand the heavy lifting...

What Career Do Lawyers Typically Change To?

After a long hiatus from making videos for YouTube, I recently decided to make one that answers a question I’m asked multiple times a week: “what career do lawyers most often change to?” As you’ll see in the video above, there is definitely more...

Tired of Lawyer Stress and Anxiety? Try This!

So many of the lawyers who contact me say they are tired of lawyer stress and anxiety. They say they have hit their maximum level of stress. Does this sound like you? Lawyers often tell me they are burned out, feeling anxious, unhappy, and...

Does Leaving Law Mean Not Earning Enough Money?

Leaving law income potential
If you’re unhappy practicing law, are you feeling frozen in place due to a fear that you wouldn’t earn enough money if you were to leave law practice? Leaving law does not necessarily mean a major loss in income – and a decrease in...

Lawyers: How Badly Do You Want Meaningful Work?

As lawyers and individuals, we all have a different definition of what “meaningful work” is. Yet, many of you email me that your work feels petty and meaningless. You say it’s combative for the sake of being combative. It doesn’t connect with anything you...

Why Go On An Informational Interview?

Civil Appellate Lawyer Cindy Tobisman
Whether you’re making a career change, leaving the law, or you’re first starting out as a lawyer, an informational interview can be an amazing tool to advance your career. These interviews are called “informational” because you’re there to find out what somebody does and...

Thinking Beyond Law For Your Professional Future?

Ethics & Compliance Officer Kimberly Strong
Are you thinking beyond law for your professional future? Not everyone goes to law school with the goal of practicing law. Many people, including both today’s guest, ethics and compliance officer Kimberly Strong, and I, went to law school thinking beyond law. Others, perhaps...

How One Lawyer Used A Surprising Resource For Career Ideas

When it comes to finding your career, you’ll want to do a healthy amount of soul searching to determine your strengths and interests before balancing them with factors mentioned in today’s video. That’s the first step you should take before meeting with people and...
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