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Medium-Well, Some Steak Fries, Baked Potato, and a Beer

Asking 50k for a typical job at a small civil litigation law firm doesn’t seem like asking for too much, but this new lawyer evidently makes more money working at a restaurant than she expects to earn in her preferred profession of law.

Then again, with a law degree you can do ‘anything,’ or so I have been told.  The ABA Journal reports…

New Lawyer Says Waitress Job Pays More than Small Law Firms
By Debra Cassens Weiss

Recent law school graduate Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard has discovered a sad reality as she works as a waitress at a Boston steak restaurant and goes on interviews for jobs at small law firms—her pay will likely drop when she finds legal work.

She told the Boston Business Journal about one recent job interview. “When asked what I’d like for a salary I said $50,000, and I was told that was high,” Doyle-Hazard said. Still, she is thrilled about the interviews and eager to find work in civil litigation.


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