Changing careers after law school is never an easy decision, but lawyers today don’t always have a choice.
Between a dismal post-recession job market and underwhelming salary expectations, landing a legal job that pays the student loan bills is far from a sure thing. Add to that the stark reality of day-to-day legal work, which often falls short of expectations, and you have a recipe for a growing number of people leaving the law.
Fortunately, in today’s fluid job market, pivoting after law school is easier than it used to be, and there are some great alternative careers for lawyers out there—if you know where to look and how to position yourself. Read more