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Fork in the Road: Do You Take the Job, or Stay Solo?

You’ve got a nice little Saturday going: You didn’t get the job you wanted coming out of law school, but you’ve been running your own solo law practice for a few years now, and it feels like you’re starting to turn the corner. You’ve kept up on your networking, of course, and developed a number of key relationships with more experienced lawyers. Then, the unthinkable happens: One of your contacts offers you a job … as an associate at her law firm. Stop. The. Presses. You were cruising along, and now all of a sudden, you’re faced with a big, fat fork in your road, and you’re twisting like spaghetti.

Originally published October 13, 2015
Last updated October 18, 2018
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