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Yale Law Graduates Have Figured Out How to Enjoy Their Careers
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Summary: Most attorneys that graduate from the best law schools are trying to attain the best jobs at the best law firms but Yale graduates are different than everyone.

Read the full article What Yale Law School Teaches about How to Approach Your Legal Career That No Other Law School Does to learn more.

  
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Yale law school graduates are not quite like everyone else. They seem to have an understanding of how to approach their legal careers to get the most out of it without being worked to the bone forever. Harrison Barnes suspects that Yale graduates are either taught this way of thinking at their law school or simply pick it up while there.

Read Confidence Is the Number One Trait to Be Successful to learn more.

Attorneys are all about charging rent. In a sense they are renting themselves to clients for an amount per hour, they are renting themselves to a law firm for an amount per year, and then trying to rent themselves out to other law firms or organizations when their work goes dry.

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What many attorneys don’t realize, or realize too late, is that you can’t rent yourself out forever. Eventually the high rent you charge will end, leaving you with nothing after years of exhausting work. The exception is if you are giving more than you are receiving, otherwise a law firm will try to pay the least amount of rent to the best candidate.

See Harrison Barnes Takes on the Tough Question of “What’s the Point?” for more information.

Barnes describes the behavior of Yale Law School graduates as, “They are finding groups with a ton of money that will pay them the most amount of rent for the least amount of accountability to the economy.” They have figured out that escaping the typical legal economy is more beneficial than breaking their back at a law firm.

Do you agree that working at a large law firm is too difficult? Tell us in the comments below.

To learn more about being a successful attorney, read Two Things Attorneys Must Do to Be Successful.

Source: https://www.bcgsearch.com/article/900046858/What-Yale-Law-School-Teaches-About-How-to-Approach-Your-Legal-Career-That-No-Other-Law-School-Does/

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