Law School Discussion

Nine Years of Discussion
;

Author Topic: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house  (Read 984 times)

AuburnChick

  • Sr. Citizen
  • ****
  • Posts: 808
    • View Profile
    • Email
158, 3.3
Accepted: Samford, South Texas, Georgia State
priority waitlist (as of July 17th, still no "sorry you're rejected" courtesy call..jerks!): U Richmond
Rejected: U Houston, Emory, Wake

ATTENDING-SAMFORD!

Mimimimi

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 87
    • View Profile
Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2006, 01:50:02 AM »
Lots of stuff probably.  Business or public administration, journalism?  There are a bunch of books geared toward lawyers switching careers, maybe some of them would be useful to look at. 

laur0212

  • Sr. Citizen
  • ****
  • Posts: 671
  • 3L, yay!
    • AOL Instant Messenger - Laur0212
    • View Profile
Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2006, 04:23:09 PM »
Federal law enforcement.

J D

  • Sr. Citizen
  • ****
  • Posts: 1388
  • Lust isn't one of the 7 Deadly Sins for nothing...
    • View Profile
Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2006, 05:42:22 PM »
Govenrment aide/staffer (either in the legislative or executive branch, state of federal level).
"I never think of the future.  It comes soon enough."--Albert Einstein

Wild Jack Maverick

  • Sr. Citizen
  • ****
  • Posts: 153
  • "I think I know the formula..."
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2006, 07:32:54 PM »
all of the options already mentioned, plus others such as college or law school professors, ADR, politics, etc.

"Skills gained through the practice of law are highly transferable to other industries and functions, such as business development, consulting, and investment banking."

http://www.wetfeet.com/Content/Careers/Law.aspx

http://www.cooley.edu/introlaw/welcome2.html
"I enjoy being in school. I've learned so much already, with taking economics and law, and I have marketing and statistics coming up next."

SerenityNow

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 1
    • View Profile
Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2006, 11:29:17 PM »
Frame it.  Hang it on your wall.