Can You Create a Financially Viable Future in Public Interest Law?

Kara Blomquist
A woman looking at the city at night.

A woman looking at the city at night.


Most new lawyers considering a career in public interest law are painfully aware of the pay gap. But just how large is that gap? And what other considerations should you be thinking about when you examine the financial viability of a career in nonprofit employment? Public interest career advisors across the nation offer some tips on what you should consider when determining if a career in public service is right for you.

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