Chances are that you are not in your ideal job if you are even in a job. Your drive and your will now determine future personal and professional success. The best transitions from law student to lawyer are not determined when you accept employment, when you open your firm, or when you accomplish the goals your loved ones want you to accomplish. The best transitions come when you establish the work and personal ethic needed to drive your life in the direction you want it to take. As lawyers, you have the advantage of many lawyer organizations, or bar associations, to help you grow professionally. However, you have to use these bar associations to your advantage.