Alternative Careers for Lawyers

Here you will find a (non-exhaustive) list of alternative careers for lawyers contemplating a change of direction.

If you are a lawyer exploring the possibility of an alternative career, one of the key steps towards any change is researching the options.

There are countless options and opportunities out there worthy of consideration. Through our own research and knowledge, and through interviewing lawyer career changers, we have been able to identify some of the more common alternative careers.

We encourage you to browse these but also to adopt a curious mindset as to what else might be out there that might uniquely suit you. A career coach can help you with this.

The alternative careers below are a good starting point if you are looking for some inspiration around "what next?".