Jill Backer, associate director for employer relations at Brooklyn Law School, writes: Law students are not focused on the same goals as a generation ago. They are seeking out a new type of legal career that is not rooted in the traditional ways and definitions of law practice. The institutions of the legal market need to accept and understand that one way of using a law degree is no less than another. Law schools have to prepare these students as well as they do those engaged in the more traditional practices.
A Rise in Alternative Careers Is Changing Legal Education
New York Law Journal
October 28, 2013