What I Wish I Had Known about Environmental Law

Colin Kelly
The area of environmental law is broad, and to develop expertise, you will need to narrow the field according to your interests.

The area of environmental law is broad, and to develop expertise, you will need to narrow the field according to your interests.

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So, you think you might be interested in practicing environmental law? Ask yourself why. Sure, it’s good business to diversify your practice. It might even be a field you believe provides you an advantage when consulting with clients. The ability to detail environmental liability before a client buys a commercial property or decides to remodel her home on the coast (potentially running afoul of the state coastal commission) are valid reasons for exploring the field.

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