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Alternative Legal Careers - Practice Resource Center

Below are some examples of lawyers who have decided to take a non-traditional career path.


What Can I Be with a J.D. (An ongoing series in the YLD Newsletter)

Who me? A law professor?—Southern Illinois University School of Law sponsors workshop for lawyers interested in law teaching
The Challenge, March 2008
In an effort to bring more diversity to the legal academy, faculty from the Southern Illinois University School of Law presented a workshop during the Illinois State Bar Association's December 2007 midyear meeting on how practicing lawyers can transition into law teaching jobs.

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