21st Century Legal Careers

In his 21st Century Legal Career Series, Richard L. Hermann researches, evaluates, and predicts where the employment opportunities are and will be for law graduates. For the booklets in this series, he has identified 35 of the hottest fields for attorney and JD Advantage opportunities.

overviewBooklet features include:
•    Focus—which introduces the practice area and tells you what the booklet will cover.
•    Practice Area “Hotness” Metrics—using his exclusive Practice Area Analysis Template to demonstrate why the practice is sizzling.
•    The Work—what do practitioners actually do.
•    Where the Jobs Are–who hires for these jobs.
•    What Does It Pay?—how much can you make doing this.
•    Breaking In—how you can enhance your competitive credentials for this practice.
•    JD-Advantage Job Opportunities—we expand your horizons, showing you what other law-related opportunities favor JDs .
•    How to Get Advance Notice of Job Opportunities.
•    Follow-Up—where to go if you want to learn more about this practice.

Launched in 2017, 21st Century Career topics published to date include:
Volume 1 Data Protection Practice: The Brave New Legal World
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Volume 2 Careers in Compliance: JDs Wanted
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Volume 3 Health Law: Career Opportunities in a Fast-Changing Environment
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Volume 4 Energy Law: Fueling a Dynamic Legal Career
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Volume 5 “Soft” Intellectual Property Law: IP Opportunities for Non-STEM Attorneys Print edition or electronic version
Volume 6 Risk Management: The Indispensable Profession
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Volume 7 The Administrative Law Revolution: Learning to Litigate in a Forgiving Environment Print edition or electronic version
Volume 8 Digital Assets Practice: Three New Practice Opportunities in One
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Volume 9 The Education Sector: Overwhelmed by the Law
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Volume 10 Law Teaching and Training: Law School and Way Beyond
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Volume 11 Insurance Careers for Attorneys: Opportunity in Expected—and Unexpected—Places Print edition or electronic version
Volume 12 JD Advantage Jobs in Corporations: Expanding the Legal Function
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Volume 13 Tricks of the Trade (and Professional) Associations: A Huge “Hidden” Legal Job Market Print edition or electronic version
Volume 14 Trains, Planes, and Automobiles: Reinventing Transportation Law
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Volume 15 I, Robot Lawyer: Opportunities and Threats in an Orwellian World
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Volume 16 Financial Services: A Wealth of Evolving Opportunities
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Volume 17 Elder Law: Riding the Age Wave
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Volume 18 Non-Traditional Family Law: Serving the “New Normal”
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