Taking an extended absence from practicing law can have some serious implications for your law career, particularly when searching for a new law firm job.
In fact, you may not be welcomed back into the practice of law at all.
Summary: This is a must-read article for any attorney who is considering taking an extended leave of absence from the practice of law. This article discusses how firms view extended leaves, the potential ramifications of such leaves on an attorney's career, and the factors firms will use to evaluate whether to hire you when and if you want to return to the legal profession. READ MORE >