Many are drawn to the legal profession by a desire to help people and better society. For some lawyers, civic engagement is a full-time calling answered by a public sector or nonprofit job. For others, civic engagement must fit into a new practice, which can seem daunting. Given the many demands on their time and energy, how do new attorneys find time to be civically engaged?
Being a citizen lawyer is rarely about being a transcendent political leader who saves the galaxy. It is about the countless ways, most of them small and mundane, in which any lawyer can make a difference for the better.
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