The Only Job With an Industry Devoted to Helping People Quit

A recent piece in the Atlantic discusses the proliferation of individuals and businesses helping people quit the law. At the same time, scores of recent law graduates are looking for their first positions and, notwithstanding a recent decline, large numbers are about to begin law school. With the transformation of the practice of law well underway, all involved should pay attention to evolving trends in legal service delivery as legal experience can increasingly be employed in diverse and interesting careers:

“What I didn’t realize was that the plight of burnt-out attorneys, particularly those at law firms, has recently spawned an industry of experts devoted to helping lawyers leave law. Attorneys now have their choice of specialized career counselors, blogs, books, and websites offering comfort and guidance to wannabe ex-Esqs. “Law is the only career I know that has a sub-profession dedicated to helping people get out of it,” says Liz Brown, author of the help manual, Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have, published last year.”

Read: The Only Job With an Industry Devoted to Helping People Quit – The Atlantic.

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