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So I have completely lost interest in my area of practice mainly because I haven’t been exposed to many matters (our team is really slow) and I am the most junior in the team. So billable work is never constant. I feel like this has impacted my interest and stagnated my growth. I am thinking of moving into a different area of practice that I’m interested in. Has anyone ever done this? I’m actually depressed and I really hate being given work now. I have ADHD. Please advise

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I felt the same way. I was looking at applying for some different jobs. In the end, I talked to my boss and she moved me to a different area and it is more interesting to me. I am happy to go to work again (usually). It’s also easier to want to work hard to show that I’m thankful that she worked with me and was understanding. I will say though, I work at a very small firm with a very understanding boss. I wouldn’t have done that with just anybody.

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