JD Advantage

In the 1990s, Richard L. Hermann wrote three editions of JD Preferred: 600+ Jobs You Can Do with a Law Degree (Other Than Practice Law). Today that number is 1,000+. Read about those JD Advantage jobs here and throughout the 21st Century Legal Career Series including in Volumes 2, 3, 6, 11 and 12.

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Legal Careers with Special Purpose Districts

Special purpose districts (a.k.a. “special districts”) are one of the largest “hidden” legal job and career opportunity markets. The U.S. has more than 51,000...

Debunking Legal Job Myths #1: Too Many Lawyers Are Chasing Too Few Jobs

To understand why this is a myth, we must first define two terms: “Mainstream” Law Mainstream attorneys are law grads admitted to a state bar. This...

Legal Job Search Strategies: “Backlogs”

Never buy into the false mantra that the only ways to find a legal job are through (1) a posted job ad, or (2)...