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What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house


Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2006, 11:50:02 PM »
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. 

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Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2006, 02:23:09 PM »
Federal law enforcement.

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Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2006, 03:42:22 PM »
Govenrment aide/staffer (either in the legislative or executive branch, state of federal level).

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Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2006, 05:32:54 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

Re: What else can you do with a law degree besides practicing or in house
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2006, 09:29:17 PM »
Frame it.  Hang it on your wall.