Quitting your day job no longer seems impossible.
When asked what you do at a party, you no longer fall over your words.
You actually believe, deep in your heart, that you are as valuable as your brochure claims.
Your children are finally impressed.
Your attorneys take one look at a case and call you instead of trying to do everything themselves and messing it all up.
You get in a fender bender and pray the guy you rear ended doesn’t have a TBI!
You start to think everyone at the doctor’s office has a case.
You would never think of crossing the street without a crosswalk.
You are reviewing medical records like you are a CSI.
Excited when the records arrive and you can start the review.
Trying to find old classmates who are attorneys.
You go on vacation, check in your hotel and run for the phone book to look up attorneys in the area!
You listen to all the pharmaceutical ads on television with a new attention to detail about side effects.
You realize that forensic television shows are 98% Hollywood.
Your Christmas gift list gets longer with client remembrances and your clinical library is doubled by law books.
You go into a deposition loaded for bear and score a direct hit.
You go to the courthouse and all the attorneys smile at you like you belong and someone asks you for directions.
You suddenly realize you have the knowledge to pay it forward to help others who are just starting out.
These contributions are from Path to Legal Nurse Consulting: Collective Wisdom of Successful LNCs, Second Edition. Pat Iyer edited this new edition. Learn from 42 successful LNCs who shared their triumphs and strategies to get started in this rewarding legal nurse consulting field.