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Carolyn Elefant’s popular and long-running blog/website MyShingle has an interesting article (it has lots actually):

“40 Legal Practice Areas That Didn’t Exist 15 Years Ago,” January 2, 2018:

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“Could Volvo’s No Death Goal Show The Way for Access to Justice Innovation,” February 1, 2015 by Richard Zorza

I recently discovered that Volvo Cars has set a zero death goal for its new cars by 2020.

Our vision is that no one is killed or injured in a new Volvo by 2020,” the chief of governmental affairs is reported to have sad. Whether or not they actually achieve the specifics of that goal is less important than the fact that by setting such a goal, and doing so publicly, they change their whole system from thinking day to day, or year to year, to where they really want to be. (More on the vision here.) Interestingly, it turns out that a bit less than 20 years ago Sweden set as a goal that “Nobody should be killed or seriously injured within the road transport system” so this is also an example of corporate culture following governmental policy.

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A law degree can be a gift that keeps on giving, assuming you use it well and that it was the right thing for you to spend time and money on in the first place.

I recommend some good career coaching if you’re not sure The Law is for you – and maybe, also, sitting in on a law school class or taking an undergraduate or adult education course on the law.

And even if you’re not fixed on a job as A Lawyer, a law degree can still serve you very well indeed: