On Your Journey to Professional Success, Don’t Forget to Have a Life

Charles N. Hurley and Oderah C. Nwaeze
In the twilight of our lives, we likely will reflect more on our personal triumphs and family milestones than our professional successes.

In the twilight of our lives, we likely will reflect more on our personal triumphs and family milestones than our professional successes.

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Often with little exposure to the legal profession, soon-to-be JDs must decide on a practice area, an employer, and where to take the bar. This continual decision-making does not stop at graduation. Once in the workforce, the decisions become more complicated. At almost every step of our careers, we amass copious amounts of information to make prudent decisions with very little time or coaching.

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