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Career Advice For Lawyers From A Capitol Hill Veteran

Today’s guest, Ken Ballen, is a Capitol Hill veteran. After years working as a federal prosecutor, Ken served as a Congressional investigator in exciting roles working on the Hill – including lead investigator on the Iran-Contra Committee hearings and Chief Counsel to the Speaker...

Career Change: Moving From Law To Strategic Communications

Jen Gould has no regrets about going to law school, but her first job in corporate transactional law wasn’t a good fit. While looking to make a career change, she found a position in strategic communications at the RAND Corporation. If you’re thinking about...

What is a Community Organizer? – Alternative Jobs for Lawyers

Community organizer jobs are explored in today’s career video interview with Robert Hoo, a community organizer with an affiliate of the Industrial Areas Foundation network. When I first asked Robert, “what is a community organizer,” I knew that President Obama had been one before...

Planned Giving Jobs Can Make Fulfilling Careers For Lawyers

Careers in planned giving fall within the category of fundraising careers. At organizations like nonprofits, educational institutions and museums, you’ll often find at least one development director on staff who oversees fundraising. Planned giving jobs tend to handle the more technically complex aspects of...

Work For Justice – Advocacy Careers For Lawyers

In today’s career video, social justice advocate Abby Leibman of Los Angeles tells us all about advocacy careers and how her law degree and legal skills have played an instrumental role throughout her journey. Abby is a co-founder of the California Women’s Law Center,...

Lawyers: Gain International Experience As A UN Volunteer

Being a UN volunteer is a prestigious opportunity and a great way to gain experience working with the United Nations that could potentially lead to a full-time career. A UN Volunteer is a paid position that works alongside non-volunteers doing the same or similar...


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