Summary: Find out the nine most common reasons attorneys end up losing their law firm jobs in this article.

Find out the top 9 reasons attorneys lose law firm jobs.
 
  • A lawyer can lose their job for a variety of reasons.
  • Some of those reasons can be of their own doing.
  • In other cases, the reason they lost their job is beyond their control.
  • Find out the nine most common reasons attorneys lose their law firm jobs.

There are a variety of reasons why attorneys end up losing their law firm jobs. Some reasons are completely out of their control, such as not enough work in their practice area, getting sick and then being laid off after you return to the firm, the firm going out of business, and so on. On the other hand, many other reasons are due to mistakes on the part of the attorney, whether it is due to performance issues, issues with the culture, your inability to pass the bar, not being able to develop a good book of business, and so on. Here are the nine most common reasons attorneys lose law firm jobs: