The Top 15 Alternative Legal Careers for Attorneys According to Former Lawyers

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Summary: Law is a difficult and sometimes cruelly demanding profession. If you are thinking of leaving law, read this article featuring attorneys who have left their law practice for other careers.
The Top 15 Alternative Legal Careers for Attorneys According to Former Lawyers
  • The practice of law isn’t for everyone.
  • Long hours doing work that can sometimes be tedious, not to mention working around personalities who tend to hover more in the dark than light, can take a toll on a lawyer.
  • If this summarizes your situation, check out the professions these ex-attorneys landed as their new careers.

Do a Google search for the best non-legal jobs for lawyers, and you’ll get a venerable slew of informational sources.

Hard to believe, but there are many attorneys who go through the rigors of undergraduate preparation for law school, then law school itself.

They sit for the bar, pass the bar, and are either hired by a law firm or start their own practice.

Some are successful. Some are not. Some enjoy their work -- at least to a point. Others hate their work right off the bat.

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