Read on for a day in the life of a lawyer in Texas working in public interest law

Job Title: Staff Attorney

Industry: Public Interest Law

From: San Antonio, TX

Age: 37

Gender: Non-binary

Salary/Benefits: $79,000

Employer Type: Nonprofit

Employer Size: 100 people

How Long in Current Position: Two years

Highest Level of Education: J.D.

How You Got to Your Current Job: I worked at a big law firm and then a couple other nonprofits. I work in this field because I want to give back and create a positive impact in lives and communities.

Describe a typical day at work:

I get up around 8 am. I work from home and I start work around 9ish. I spend my days speaking with clients, strategizing with coworkers, reviewing documents, and emailing with opposing counsel re pending issues. I often attend meetings and mediations as well. I snack throughout the day. My day ends at 5ish or 6ish depending on workflow.

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