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Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have by Liz Brown

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THE WRITERS

Many people who go into law would have loved to become writers, if only there were a steady writing job market that offered similarly great pay, benefits, and social status. For these lawyers, writing would be the best part of their job if they were not writing briefs, contracts, and research memos. Some of them also enjoy the research aspect of law and the scholarly process of crafting a well-informed motion.

Some of these lawyers find their next career in writing. There are former lawyers in every genre. Adam Liptak, the Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times, worked for ten years as a lawyer before becoming a full-time journalist. Stephanie Rowe, one of Amazon’s top-selling indie romance novelists, is a former lawyer ...

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