I am wondering if you could comment on your decision tree and
Although I had dedicated my life to being a surgeon, the climate in clinical medicine is dismal..
I know the time and expense that law school would involve...med school, internship,
residency and fellowship have topped all of that...
I just want to take my life into a better direction and get back to the east coast,
specifically washington dc area where my husband has just taken a high level
For starters, it sounds like you're considering this with your eyes open, and have pretty compelling reasons for a geographical - not to mention professional - change.
From my perspective, with the idea of leveraging my engineering experience in law practice, I'll give you the only advice I can offer is the bottom-line answer I gave myself after all of the soul-searching and evaluating: If I didn't do it, I knew I'd go to my grave regretting it. My first year has validated my decision.
We get one life, kiddo. My feeling is let's not hate what's left of it.
Best of luck to you, and let us know what you end up doing!