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What's your 10 year goal out of law school?

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Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #40 on: October 14, 2006, 08:23:03 AM »
i got my first speeding ticket today.  >:(

Try to abide by the law, will you? Goodness.

Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #41 on: October 14, 2006, 09:46:14 AM »
"i want to be an ambassador..."

Sweet.  I'll give you a call in ten years or so.

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Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #42 on: October 14, 2006, 09:52:51 AM »
"i want to be an ambassador..."

Sweet.  I'll give you a call in ten years or so.

yeah i don't intend to get married before 32. see you then.

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Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #43 on: October 14, 2006, 10:51:31 AM »
To be retired.

Not likely, but I can still dream.  Please tread softly.

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Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #44 on: October 14, 2006, 11:02:09 AM »
To be retired.

Not likely, but I can still dream.  Please tread softly.

aww was that a Yeats reference? that's sweet. that's how you score. :)

h2xblive

Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #45 on: October 14, 2006, 11:42:26 AM »
To be retired.

Not likely, but I can still dream.  Please tread softly.

aww was that a Yeats reference? that's sweet. that's how you score. :)

Yes, it was.  :)

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Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #46 on: April 12, 2007, 04:19:58 PM »
another good thread to bump

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Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #47 on: April 12, 2007, 04:31:22 PM »
I would like to start my own firm. Not sure if it's 10 years, probably more like 15-20.

Most lawyers go into law saying they want to help people or do public interest law.
You've seen the books, 3-4% of graduates go into public interest!

What I'd like to do is have a firm that does both.
I would like to find dedicated attorneys, likely in the area of Intellectual Property, since this is an interest of mine as a computer science major, who are willing to work for less. I'm not saying poverty wages, but working for less.

The other half of the attorneys on staff would work on public interest case, whether it be for the indigent client or a Constitutional case. The money used would come from the revenue from the IP services.

Anyway, this is just a pipe dream, and whether or not I can find others to go along with me is a crapshot. But this would be my goal. Influencing society would be a much better wage than a huge house and yacht. 

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Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #48 on: April 12, 2007, 05:59:13 PM »
10 year plan: Hopefully paid off my most of my loans and buying/bought a piece of property. AKA exchanging student loan debt for mortgage debt.

15ish year plan: Start a firm w/ my buddy (he's a 1L at Vermont Law School, for its envirolaw program, while I'm going into civil litigation-- good pairing).

20-25 year plan: Own my own business (either an authentic burlesque club or just a normal bar).

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Re: What's your 10 year goal out of law school?
« Reply #49 on: April 12, 2007, 06:41:56 PM »
<====== Not be homeless


In all seriousness, the biglaw route straight after graduating, paying off loans and getting financially secure.

After that point, if I'd rather be doing something else I'd love to go back to the USAO in DC.