It is actually an understatement to say that lawyers or attorneys can’t rake in money apart from their legal job. In fact, there exist fine examples of many renowned lawyers who earn much on a side while practicing law.
Nonetheless, here are 20 best alternative business opportunities lawyers can easily leverage upon if they want to maximise their income:
1. Agent service
As a lawyer, you could devote agent services to help athletes, artists, celebrates etc in getting ahead in their respective careers, handling their legal issues and achieve lucrative deals.
Blogging is another great way lawyers can leverage their legal knowledge, experience, and expertise for these days. Once your blog reaches to the state of attracting sizeable traffic, request Ad-sense and other online advertising agencies to show ads on your blog and thereby maximize your savings.
3. Legal Consultant
Provide legal advice, handle disputes, analyze and draft legal documents to prevent business clients from legal implications.
4. Book Writer
Lawyers or attorneys with sufficient knowledge about their profession could write law books for aspiring students.
5. Law Bookseller
On a side, attorneys could also stock up a shop with a wide selection of new as well as used law books and sell them to law students.
6. Dispute Mediator
Become a dispute mediator to intervene and settle or bring an end to the disputes between two or more conflicting parties.
7. Career Coach
Become a legal career coach to help aspirants in identifying and clarifying their goals, tips to maintain a balance between professional and personal life, suggesting resources that could prove supportive in their career success etc.
If you have the writing ability that is good enough to impress readers, you have every single chance of supplementing your income by working as a freelancer for legal publications, magazines, blogs, and newspapers.
9. Public Speaker
Attorneys with persuasive oratory skills may also become public speakers. Public speaking can prove healthy in increasing their visibility in the public.
10. E-book Writer
In case it’s too strenuous to please publishers or simply you can’t afford the costs for getting your book printed, write electronic books and turn to websites like Amazon, Blurb etc to make profits.
11. Law Tutor
Assist and advise a group of law students to become competent enough to crack tough exams by offering tutorial services.
Prepare and deliver law classes by applying and filling a vacant post of a law teacher in your nearby college.
13. Content Editor
Help your local newspapers or magazines in correcting and deciding the final content before publishing.
14. Sports Referee
If you are familiar with the rules of games, you may take charge of a referee to ensure the arbitration of decisions.
15. Resume writer
Write impressive resumes on the behalf of law students to help them win the jobs they desire to get hired for.
16. Personal Trainer
Lawyers with a flair for fitness could think of providing instructions to help people develop optimal health.
17. Fitness Center
Or, you may open a fitness center of your own where people could come to perform their regular exercises.
18. Etsy Seller
If you or your family is involved in making any handmade item, you could give it more exposure on Etsy to millions of registered customers.
19. Business registration
You may also want to offer business registration services to help many new businesses get legally authorized to commence business operations.
20. Marriage Counsellor
Help in sorting out and solving differences between a husband and his wife as a marriage counselor.