Looking for some advice...
In the current market, everyone is talking about job security (or lack thereof). I currently work for a small private equity firm where I am learning traditional and non-traditional investment techniques/strategies. However, while I have an MBA (not from a top tier school) I feel as though I may be lacking given that I do not have a technical background (engineering, accounting). I can model, manage, and have some pretty strong experience in both value creation and entrepreneurial strategy, but long-term I don't know how important these experiences will be without a demonstrable skill set other than the traditional types. Furthermore, I am still young (<30) and I am really thinking about being able to provide for my family long-term.
Do you think that I should be considering law school as a realistic option? I have done considerable research into this question and while the tuition and opportunity costs are nothing to shy away from, it seems that lawyers have considerably more job security in the long-term.
What are your thoughts on this question and is this something you would consider? Also, how do you feel about attending law school and not practicing? How much weight do you give to the "analytical training" provided?
Your feedback is greatly appreciated...
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