Question of the Week

What's on Your Professional 'Bucket List'?


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This week, ABAJournal.com noted how retired lawyer Jerry Loughran was able to scratch an item off of what the New York Times characterized as his “bucket list”: Being a ball person at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.

“Like many older Americans, he had a few things he wanted to get done after he retired a couple of years ago,” the Times said of Loughran. “Get into an episode of Law & Order. (Check.) Learn to play the piano. (Incomplete.) Skydive. (Incomplete.) Be an Open ball boy. (Check.)”

So, tell us: What’s on your professional “bucket list”? What do you want to accomplish as a lawyer before you call it a career? Why did you choose the items on your list as your goals? And have you managed to scratch any items off yet?

Answer in the comments below.

Read the answers to last week’s question (although, last week, we were asking for questions): What’s Holding You Back from Going Solo?

Featured question, which was one of five answered by Susan Cartier Liebel in the Legal Rebels tour crew’s video interview with her Tuesday:

Posted by Lex: How do you find the appropriate mentors, who may have their own practices to feed … especially if you were a part-time student who never had the advantage of clerking because you already had a full-time job?

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