Attorneys seeking stable and rewarding careers rarely do enough due diligence of their futures to arrive at sound, defensible decisions about what to do. In fact, if they do any due diligence at all (very few do), it has to do with either prospective employers or practice areas. The rare lawyer examines carefully the industry in which s/he aspires to work. What is missing almost 100 percent of time is any examination of where to do what you want to do. In the series of posts below, Hermann provides a guide for your research on geographic locations, a key ingredient in your career planning and management.