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  • Uncommon Career Paths in Law for PhD/JDs

    Timothy Joyce
    Career Paths
    Law and Tech Management
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    If you’re a motivated individual who always wanted to find yourself in a career that embraced both a PhD and a doctorate in law, you may be looking for practical options that put the two degrees to good use.  Contrary to what some may think, there are other career options besides patent law for you to consider.  In fact, there are lawyers with PhDs in the life sciences working in a variety of careers that utilize both bases of knowledge. If you’ve been working in research and have been behind a research bench for a few years, you need to know that your law degree will be best used if you are a more sociable and verbal type of individual. In general, lawyers love the art of negotiation and of making deals with others; they enjoy ...