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Busy lawyers still get bored. Maintain your motivation with this list.

Television programs such as Suits make it seem like legal work is exciting every day of the week. Somehow hotshot attorney Harvey Specter switches from litigator to transaction lawyer, and masters whatever field of law is most interesting on the particular day – from criminal defence to intellectual property. Unfortunately, day-to-day legal work is not like Suits.

Any lawyer who has ground through monotonous discovery tasks knows the torture of being bored at work. A first-year corporate lawyer in New York, who was given the painstaking chore of document review has told Business Insider Australia that he couldn’t believe his job could be so “soul-crushingly” boring.

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