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

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INTRODUCTION

In writing a book about alternative careers for lawyers, I know that I risk offending lawyers who are happy in traditional practice. Many lawyers genuinely like their work. I have worked alongside lawyers who are good at their jobs, fulfilled by their jobs, and happy with their lives overall. There are happy lawyers in every area of the law and every type of practice. I have the greatest respect for these lawyers. This book is not for them.

This book is for the other lawyers, the ones who get that gnawing feeling in their stomachs as they approach the office every day and as they check their e-mail at night. It is for the lawyers who feel trapped by their work rather than energized by it. These lawyers are not sure how they got ...

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