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Treating Your Legal Career Like a Small Business

ByLaw.net, from Office Managing Director
At the outset, it is important to realize that much of what I am saying goes against the "traditional" view of the law as a profession. Obviously, the law is a profession. Notwithstanding the use of the word "profession," though, you can still get fired, not advance, or find yourself in a dead end job. Your skills or specialty can quickly become irrelevant in the marketplace. You can also find yourself in a geographic location where there is no work (i.e., "business").
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