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Do You Thrive In A Crisis? PR Jobs To Do With A Law Degree

PR Executive Nick Gaffney with JDCOT Founder Marc Luber
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

Commercial Real Estate Advisor Josh Gorin with JDCOT Founder Marc Luber
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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Personal Injury Law Jobs – Fighting For Ordinary Folks

Personal injury lawyer Adam Riback speaks with Marc Luber of JD Careers Out There
Personal injury law jobs make for exciting and rewarding law careers for those who like to represent regular people instead of corporations. That’s one of the first things we learn from today’s guest, personal injury attorney Adam Riback of the Levin Riback Law Group...
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Regulatory Affairs Jobs For Lawyers Who Want To Be Lobbyists

Association Lobbyist PJ Hoffman talks with JDCOT Host Marc Luber
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

ABA Journal Assistant Managing Editor Jill Schachner Chanen with JDCOT host Marc Luber
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 Consultant Chad Schwarz speaks with Marc Luber of JDCOT
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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