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When Being a Lawyer Is Not for You: How to Successfully Transition into the Job of Your Dreams!

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Summary: There are many alternatives to working in a law firm available for lawyers. Learn how to successfully transition into these careers in this article.

"I don't want to work, I just want to bang on the drum all day."

Various surveys indicate that some 70% of firm associates sometimes or frequently feel they have made a mistake in entering law. For lawyers and their careers, it seems the "drum" is banging louder and louder each day!

For many lawyers the traditional career path of graduate from law school, join a good firm, practice for 35 years, make senior partner and retire, is neither possible nor desirable. As we know, the practice of law has changed dramatically. Shifting demographics, personal expectations, client demands, firm economics, lifestyle issues and so on have literally turned the profession upside down!

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