Insider Tips on Career Development from Attorneys.

More insider tips on career development for lawyers and those thinking about investing in law school... “When I finally told my wife I was going to quit Big Law, she said, ‘Thank God.’ She had been watching me unravel, self-destruct. I was miserable. I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I knew I didn’t want to be there.”

“When I was thinking of quitting Big Law, so many people told me, ‘You can’t do that! You can’t do that!’ But once I did, they were all saying, ‘I wish I had the guts to do that!’”

“Be open-minded.”

“Find some real lawyers to talk to—ideally, before you go to law school. But it’s never too late.”