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Law Sucks. What Else is There? Spirit Healer

Ordinarily, we'd write this guy off as a kook. He feels auras, uses crystals, and performs exorcisms. He'll wave his "energy hand" to cure you of your ills. People who talk like this are often put in prison, or given a straight jacket.

Not Kenneth Klee, however. He's called the "dean of the bankruptcy bar," for good reason. He literally wrote the book on bankruptcy, serving as a contributing editor to Collier on Bankruptcy from 1979 until 1996, recently managed Jefferson County, Alabama's bankruptcy, and he charges $1,000 per hour. He's also been a professor at UCLA since 1979.

Allright, then. Where does one get crystals again?

The Wall Street Journal did an extensive profile on Mr. Klee's spirit healing, from peering through his "third eye," to exorcisms, liquid living crystals, and discs called "pulsors" that he used to cure his wife's rash. The more of it you read, the more you wonder: has the boredom of bankruptcy law caused this man to completely lose it?

Then again, he charges $300 for a two-hour healing session versus $1,000 per hour of legal work. It's not like there is some great financial incentive for him to send "lowlife type of spirit[s]" to the "Astral plane."

So we've got to ask: if law isn't working out as well as you've hoped, might this be your next path, dear recent grads? Sure, you'll have to become some a "vessel" and let "energy" flow through you, but $150 per hour isn't a bad starting salary.

It beats the pay of our other suggested alterative careers: legal reporting and blogging, teaching, rock star, microbrewer, or (unless you are lucky and brilliant) startup wizard.

Then again, we'd imagine that it takes a special kind of person to become a spirit healer, much like it usually takes a rare talent to become a famous musician.

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