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Wall Street Journal Article (7-20-10) - Laid-off Attorneys Search for Work Far Outside Traditional Law Firms

A Lawyer Walks Into a Comedy Club . . .

Laid-off Attorneys Search for Work Far Outside Traditional Law Firms

Alex Barnett spent 14 years as an attorney handling several high-profile class-action lawsuits involving consumer fraud and product defects. But after getting laid off by two firms in the spring of 2008, he began prepping for a different kind of spotlight: He launched a career in stand-up comedy.

Read the full article at

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704913304575371243914408322.html#printMode

View the ABA link at

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/a_funny_thing_happened_to_alex_barnetts_legal_career_in_dismal_job_market_h

For more information about the NYSBA Committee on Lawyers in Transition, go to www.nysba.org/LIT.

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