May 21, 2020
Are you unhappy as an attorney? Are you concerned about losing your lawyer job during this recession?
We understand. We are attorneys who have left the law. And we are here to help.
Casey Berman, Founder Leave Law Behind (and former attorney)
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You’re unhappy being an attorney. The hours are so long, the responsibilities are endless, the partners are insensitive, the opposing counsel is awful, you have to be available anywhere at anytime, you’re sick of dealing with other people’s problems and your clients don’t seem to appreciate your work at all.
And deeper, you suffer from a lack of ownership over anything, you live in constant conflict, the social isolation, the nonstop false deadlines, the loss of control over when work comes in, and the lack of forward career progress.
You know you have more creativity and genius and skills and strengths in you. But you’ve lost hope. You feel like you’re trapped being a lawyer for the rest of your life.
We help all lawyers - from biglaw, medium or small firms, solos and government.
We’re here to help you regain your mojo and create the life you likely had in mind for yourself before you decided to take the LSAT and go to law school. Consider Leave Law Behind your GPS out of the law, in three main steps:
We help you understand and become clear on what it means to leave the law. You need to make an informed decision about your career and your life, so having accurate, reliable information is essential. We give you only the information you need to determine if you should leave the law.
If you do feel leaving the law is the right decision for you, we help you overcome the blockers, challenges, and self-sabotage that will get in the way. You have likely been thinking about others' needs for so long. We assist you now to get introspective and create the courage needed to now plan your life, for yourself.
Discover if leaving the law is right for you.
Every great idea requires execution. We then help you identify your skills and strengths, and how these are in demand in "alternative" jobs and careers. We guide you in determining which "non-law" roles are most suited for you, and assist you in preparing your resume and interview skills for those roles.
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We have created "alternative" careers we enjoy.
And we're committed to help you do the same for yourself.
Founder, Leave the Law Coach
Casey always jokes that he went to law school for the sole reason that he was a Jewish kid who didn't like blood ... so he decided to attend law school, and not medical school. Casey left the law in 2004 after focusing on software licensing and tech transactional work. Since then, Casey has been on a mission to help other unhappy, unfulfilled attorneys create their own "alternative", dream careers like he has from his hometown of San Francisco.
Leave the Law Coach
Adam practiced law for over 20 years in Ft. Lauderdale, across the areas of commercial real estate closings, real estate litigation, and business law to name a few. Adam built a very successful law practice, but realized he liked the business of building a firm more so than the practice of the law. So he left the law and has been writing and speaking ever since on life purpose, career change and entrepreneurship from his horse ranch near Asheville.
We have helped upwards of 100 attorneys just like you to leave the practice of the law for an "alternative" carer they love and are good at. Read below how we've helped Tyler, Gabe and Fil.
ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY TURNED Senior DIRector of academic PLANNED GIVING
"The Leave Law Behind Program gave me the tools necessary to get out of the law, and in a way in which I could leverage my past to attain my new career. By following the Modules step by step, I was able to quickly learn and build on Casey’s leave the law concepts with minimal questions or frustration."
CONSTRUCTION LITIGATOR TURNED director of MARKETING optimization
"I was anxious about leaving the security of the law behind, but now I earn even more money than I did as a lawyer. My "lawyer" skills have been a perfect fit for these "non-law' jobs - I've been promoted three times and my career growth upside seems limitless. On top of that, I am a much happier, calmer and motivated person. I even look forward to work on Mondays!"
IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY TURNED INVESTMENT BANKER and private equity advisory
"It is not hyperbole to say that working with Leave Law Behind has changed my life! From the help in overcoming my fears of leaving the law to the insightful and honest video tutorials to the way the material was all presented in such an easy to understand way, my experience with Casey and his team has been nothing short of outstanding ... it's literally been life changing!"
Discover if leaving the law is right for you.
Years Leave Law Behind has been in business helping unhappy attorneys
Attorneys we've helped leave the law in the past few years for alternative careers
Current paid members of the Leave the Law Behind online career coaching course
Community members who benefit every day from the free resources we produce