With the shrinking legal job market and decreasing job satisfaction for many attorneys, this long accepted truism may no longer be that accurate . . .
. . . that is if you stay in the law.
Leave the law, however, and (ironically) you’ll see how your law degree (and all the training that comes with it) helps you excel in the business world, from mundane matters to high level strategy. From writing concise emails to speaking clearly on the phone to managing projects well to motivating colleagues to identifying real life, business issues to crafting creative solutions to projecting an air of confidence. Many of the skills we all possess that we all take for granted are often in short supply in the general population.
You can really do anything with a law degree . . . if you leave the law.