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The True Meaning of JD in the World of Legal Publishing

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"Many more law school students graduate law school than those who make law their career," said Judi Schultz, a spokesperson for legal-publishing mammoth LexisNexis. "Using their problem-solving skills, legal skills, and knowledge of the law, thousands of law school graduates find very lucrative careers in related and non-related fields."

The True Meaning Of JD In The World Of Legal Publishing

Some of these careers are at large international publishing houses that contain legal arms and at smaller publishing companies that produce news and features magazines and hard law and directory publications.

Schultz said they employ people who have passed the bar exam as attorneys, sales representatives, account managers, market analysts, project managers, and customer support.

Schultz said a person with a background in law brings with him/her an understanding of what that professional needs, whether it is in customer support, product design, market analysis, sales, or as an account representative.

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