When I think about the stereotypical successful lawyer, I think of someone who wears designer suits and expensive jewelry, lives in a big house, drives a luxury car, has season tickets and always plays with the latest techno-toys. A lot of us are fed that ideal in law school, along with the notion that we should aspire to be partners at large law firms. This may be someone’s measure of success, and there’s nothing wrong with it. But it's not mine. ...Originally published July 3, 2012
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