Alternative Careers

3 Big Concerns in Hiring JDs for Nontraditional Roles

By: Anusia Gillespie

Hiring managers (“HMs”) are often at loss as to how to treat JDs seeking employment in a non-traditional capacity. There may be no blueprint or set of rules because the interviewing attorney is transitioning out of her standard, tried and true, expected career path. The lack of precedent and clarity causes risk-induced discomfort for the HM and stirs a number of concerns.



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