Planning Your Career
Legal careers are a journey that starts with law school and ends at retirement. Stops along the way include new jobs and firms, practice specializations, career pivots, and partnerships. To assure career success, read articles about creating a checklist, doing a makeover, getting a mentor, specializing, and professional development. For in-depth study, read career books like the ABA's Guide to Building a Successful Law Career, NALP's Guides to Legal Specialties and Managing Careers, and Thomson's Career Management Handbook. For more information, visit career blogs and websites like the ABA Career Center.