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Beyond the Big Firm: Profiles of Lawyers Who Want Something More
This succinct paperback will fill a major information void for students and recent graduates who are interested in a legal career outside the typical large, corporate law firm. Beyond the Big Firm offers more than 30 engaging profiles of lawyers who have chosen to follow nontraditional legal careers, in a wide range of subject areas, practice settings, and types of work. ...more
Paperback, 287 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Aspen Publishers
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At first, I was really underwhelmed with this book. Where are the legal superheroes? Where are the lawyers from the documentaries? However, now that I've matured in my understanding of the legal field, and have spent a few months observing and speaking with attorneys who do public interest work, I'm realizing how valuable this tome is. It's honest and provides a snapshot into many areas of PI. Good for any true believers out there, and rooted in the realities of legal practice.