By Mitchell Ash
Cross posted from DLPR.com
Almost everyone knows an attorney who is unhappy practicing law. In fact, there is a whole industry dedicated to helping attorneys change careers. If you are an attorney contemplating a change, then consider public relations.
I am an attorney who started exploring public relations a few months ago. I practiced in big-law, in-house at investment banks and at legal aid. I can tell you that legal skills transfer well to public relations. Here’s how:
If you are an attorney considering something different for your career — speak with a PR professional — after all, they are in the communications business. You may soon find yourself preparing your client for a CNBC interview, rather than a deposition.