In the August 22, 2014, The Lawyers Weekly, Whitney Borins was quoted discussing the issues surrounding leaving legal practice to explore other career paths, after completing your LL.B.
On having a law degree, “It is seen as an asset, agrees Whitney Borins, a legal consultant with the RainMaker Group in Toronto. “It proves you are smart and hardworking,” she says.
On stepping out of the legal profession: “The hardest part is leaving the money.” says Borins. “You have to be realistic.” The second reality, she notes is that exiting may be a one way street. “It is very difficult to move back in. People are looking for experience. There is also a stigma attached to leaving.”
“Staying in touch is critical. “Networking is your best friend.” says Borins.”
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