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Should I Go To Law School? Advice From A Former BigLaw Partner

So you think you want to be a lawyer, but there’s a lot of negative press out there about law school. Whether you are studying for the LSATs or have already been accepted, former BigLaw partner Liz Brown advises doing career research before going to law school. Check out her advice in this video if you’re asking yourself, “should I go to law school?” Our law career videos also can help you figure out what being a lawyer is really like.
 

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Today’s Guest

Life After Law Author Liz BrownProfessor and Writer Liz Brown
Title: Business Law Professor, Bentley University
City: Boston, MA
Law School: Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA
College: Harvard College in Cambridge, MA
Other Career: Liz is author of Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have (buying via this link supports JDCOT). She was a litigation partner at an international law firm and the executive director of an angel investor network.
 

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Life After Law coverLife After Law: Finding Work You Love With the J.D. You Have
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