The graceful exit: Leaving practice on a high note
In the last few years of their careers, many lawyers begin to think about the meaning of legacy. What has been my contribution? How will I be remembered?
Part of being a professional means having a vision beyond simply working a job and earning money. Most lawyers are guided by personal values, a commitment to service, and a sense of purpose. At the end of our careers, we aspire to look back with a sense of satisfaction at having made a difference for others.
The way in which we bring our legal careers to a close can greatly influence whether or not we succeed in achieving that sense of satisfaction. Click here to read this LAWPRO Magazine article on how to wind up our practices while leaving our clients, colleagues and employees better off than when we found them