Examines the causes of dissatisfaction among lawyers, and charts possible paths to happier and more fulfilling careers in law. Shows how maximizing chances for happiness depends on understanding our own personality types, values, strengths, and interests.
Explores characteristics most valued in the workplace-whether it is in a law firm, a company, or a government entity. Tips for planning to demonstrate self-development experiences.
Research Lawyers & Law Firms
Finding lawyers who specialize in areas you are interested in can provide contacts who can give first-hand insight on the type of work you are considering. Researching potential future employers can help you decide what jobs to apply for and be more confident during an interview.
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Research Practice Areas
It is always a good idea to talk to professionals who work in the practice area or legal sector that you are considering. Researching practice areas of interest and following topics in the field is also a good way to get a sense of the type of work you may encounter and to prepare yourself for interviews.