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"Beyond Practicing Law with a Law Degree: New Career Options for JDs"

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Most grads fresh out of professional school jump straight into the employment pool and look for jobs that directly relate to their degree. Lawyers are no different. However, with openings at lucrative law firms in short supply, many JD-holders find themselves at loose ends. We asked experienced attorneys and companies that employ attorneys how a law school graduate can make the most of a JD and this is what they said:
 
Beyond Practicing Law with a Law Degree: New Career Options for JDs

There are many jobs for law graduates. I am a lawyer and can tell you I've used my law degree in a number of different jobs that range from entertainment to the Internet to retail.

I also have friends with law degrees that write books, etc.

So the jobs I've done or seen are the following:

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About Harrison Barnes
Harrison Barnes is the founder of LawCrossing and an internationally recognized expert in attorney search and placement. Harrison is extremely committed to and passionate about the profession of legal placement. Harrison’s writings about attorney careers and placement attract millions of reads each year. LawCrossing has been ranked on the Inc. 500 twice. For more information, please visit Harrison Barnes’ bio.

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