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The Secret Of Getting The Work-Life Balance You Want

Who doesn’t want a flexible work schedule? As a legal journalist, Jill Schachner Chanen has found what so many of us want: work-life balance. It’s great, she says, but there is a catch. Watch Jill’s video to find out what it takes to earn the work-life balance that she has at her job.

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Legal Journalist Jill Schachner ChanenJill Schachner Chanen
Title: Director of Public Affairs at the John Marshall Law School
City: Chicago, IL
Law School: Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Chicago, IL
Other Post-Graduate School: Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
College: Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
Previous Career: At the time of this interview, Jill was the Assistant Managing Editor of the ABA Journal. Before going into journalism, she worked as a law firm associate.
 

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