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Wanting Out of Law by Any Means Necessary: Even If It Means Hiring a Consultant to Help You Quit

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Summary: Many lawyers quit law due to the stress of the profession. This article offers lawyers advice as to how to take the next steps in their post-legal careers.
 
Wanting Out of Law By Any Means Necessary: Even if it Means Hiring A Consultant to Help You Quit
 
  • Law and the practice of law can be horrifically challenging. Long hours, broken relationships and broken spirits are just part of the downsides of law, causing legitimate lawyers to quit.
  • Should you feel an undeniable need to quit practicing law, there are services that can help you transition into other fields. Read this article to find out what those services are.

So you went to law school. You made good grades, graduated within the 95 percentile, and now you can be found putting in no less than 60 hours at a prestigious downtown law firm who honestly – or so you feel – couldn’t give two shits about who you are and what you mean to the nature of the business at large.

Decidedly, this has burned you out – you, who are in only your third month of practice since netting this $160,000 a year associate’s job, and guess what? You hate it. You hate everything about it. And now, you want out. You want out right now!

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