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ABA Center for Innovation

Emerging Careers in Legal


The standard “Partner Track” is not for everyone! This toolkit will help give you ideas to reinvigorate your legal career or start you in a new direction. Do you have additional resources? Let us know! Shoot us an email and we would be happy to add to our collection.

Suggested Skillsets

  • Website building
  • Leadership training
  • Systems training
  • Design Thinking
  • Research and evaluation skills
  • Political savviness



  • Knowledge manager
  • Legal project manager
  • Legal operations manager
  • Legal technologist
  • Legal futurist
  • Client design manager
  • Legal data analyst
  • Innovation Officer
  • Legal digital marketing
  • Content manager

Sample Resume