Finally understanding that the practice of law is not for you can be a tough realization to make. You spent all those years in law school. How can you not want to be a lawyer? Luckily for you, you’re not the first lawyer to leave the law, and you certainly won’t be the last. FindLaw’s Leaving the Law section provides you with tools and resources as you embark on this new journey: realizing that you hate what you’re doing, discovering your next career, first steps for disillusioned lawyers, a guide to career alternatives, whether a career change will be financially rewarding, and how to land a new job.