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Setting out in a new direction

Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Grant Cameron

After years of running a successful practice, lawyers can sometimes reach a bend in the road. The work may no longer be stimulating. A change may be necessary to stay motivated.

However, lawyers who choose to take the plunge and move into a new area of practice might be wise to heed the old expression: learn to walk before you run.

Changing practice areas is a big undertaking that requires careful thought, planning and facing up to some cold hard truths, according to legal and recruiting...