Exploring Small-Town Career Options

Mario Arango
Small town practice comes with its own unique challenges; however, the possibilities are endless.

Small town practice comes with its own unique challenges; however, the possibilities are endless.

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For the past few years, I have had the freedom to set my own schedule, work 9–5, and almost always have the weekends available to escape and spend time with my friends and family. To whom did I sell my soul to pull that off? The truth is far less interesting than you might expect. I simply opted to practice in a small town rather than a big city, an option that many new law school graduates often overlook.

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