Emerging Legal Careers

Long gone are the days when you could only use a law degree to practice law. In fact, a juris doctor is a versatile and compatible degree that can be utilized in multiple ways. Further, the skills acquired during law school can translate into a number of industries from academia to the world of entertainment. The path to an emerging legal career does not require a license and is outside the traditional practice of law. Whether you are a seasoned attorney looking to transition into a new role or a current student, there are a number of options available to you.

The resources provided in this section will help you weigh the pros and cons of seeking a new career path. You should also schedule an appointment with an OCPD counselor to discuss job search strategies and opportunities.

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Think Tank Jobs for Lawyers

Think tanks, sometimes referred to as policy intitutes, are groups or institutions organized to conduct wide-ranging research, formulate solutions to problems, and issue extensive reports on research findings, especially in the areas of technology, social or political strategy or armament.