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If you do not want to practice law or take the bar, what can you do with a law degree?

I do not feel like getting sucked into a coporate job or working for the government and I really do not want to take the bar. So what else can I do with my law degree?

Asked By: Texas84 - 1/23/2008
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Apart from traditional jobs, a degree in Law will be very much helpful in pursuing the careers of lawyers act as professors, Career Services directors, student counselors, alumni affairs, planned giving coordinators, and university administrators. Many special mediation and arbitration services employ lawyers as... More
Answered By: V.T.V.RAM - 1/23/2008
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I have a friend who was in the same situation you were. Went through all of the schooling up to the point where he was going to take the bar exam and he decided that he didn't want to go into law. Instead, he went into teaching.
Answered By: annazzz1966 - 1/23/2008
 
teach
Answered By: GGGGGunit_ - 1/23/2008
 
go into Federal law enforcement
Answered By: helo pilot cfi heavy lift - 1/23/2008
 
I'm going through the same situation, except I took and passed a bar exam. I am currently interviewing with a business management consultancy firm that will allow me to travel... More
Answered By: GatorMay - 1/23/2008
 
teach
Answered By: Ralph N - 1/23/2008
 
Fold it into a $100,000 airplane and throw it out a window.
Answered By: stephen t - 1/23/2008
 
Larger law firms have many positions other than practicing attorneys, where having a law degree would get you a good paying job.
Answered By: cbjr - 1/24/2008
 
If you don't have other real world experience and you are applying with a law degree, employers will not consider you. In the words of one blogger, you are "throwing away a winning lottery ticket... More
Answered By: AJ - 1/25/2008
 
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