Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we’re talking about how to figure out what type of law to practice. There are more options than most people realize, and your career happiness and success can ride on these decisions, so it’s important to think beyond “litigation or corporate.” Ideally, you’ll find something that uses your unique skills, interests, and background to set yourself apart from the pack.
Tune in for ideas on how to decide what’s the best fit for you!In this episode we discuss:
- The different types of law that exist beyond just litigation and corporate work
- How you can learn what each type of lawyer does
- Alison and Lee share their experience with different practice areas
- Should you specialize?
- Why internships and externships can help you decide what type of law to practice
- Questions you can ask yourself to decide which type of law is the best fit for you
- How to test the waters and find out if a certain type of law is a good fit
- The importance of thinking about your career options early
- How to use your own unique skills, traits, and background to your advantage
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