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I quit my lawyer job to become a Software Engineer

Hello! I wanted to introduce myself. :) Im Anja, a lawyer, Software Engineering student and Linux lover🐧. A few years ago I decided to ditch my law job because it didnt make me happy and now I can safely say that I found the career that matches my skills and interests perfectly.

Without exaggeration, it feels like a new life. After many years of not knowing where I wanted to go with my life and feeling very lost I finally found something that excites me and that I dont get bored of (and I tend to get bored easily ;)). The possibilities of coding are endless and not only is it fun, but also you can help or entertain other people with it.

Its a wonderful union of creativity and logic. And I cant emphasize enough how many great minds I already met along the way. Im so grateful to get to know and/or work with so many awesome people. Its amazing. :) I would love to read a little introduction about you in the comments! Have a nice weekend. :)

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Vincent A. Cicirello

If you still have any interest in law, you can potentially combine your old career with your new interest in SE and do something related to IP law. Or your legal background may be seen as an asset to tech companies.

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Anja

Hi Vincent, yes there might be combination possibilities. But for now I'm happy with doing Engineering 100%. 😊 Happy Saturday ☀️

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Vignesh M

What you told about code is 100 percent. It blurs the line between art and engineering.

All the best for your new caree.

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Anja

Thank you! 😊 🙌

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Harshil Parmar

Best of luck...

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Anja

Thank you Harshil! 😊 🙌