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Old 10-01-2008, 06:38 PM
Location: The Bluegrass State
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[SIZE=3]I am preparing for a move in the next year or so. I want to move from the area where I live (mostly rural) to a more urban area. I am lawyer and want to continue the practice of law. In particular I would like to work in an US attorney’s office or District Attorney’s office. I have prepared a list of factors to look at for the city I wind up moving to.[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Cultural and historical attractions[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Well kept downtown, but also with an attractive countryside surrounding the city.[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]A good public library system and school system, including higher education[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]An active arts scene [/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Good infrastructure and public transit[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]A collegial legal community[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3] Accessible to transportation networks (rail and air)[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]A temperate to warm climate/mild winters[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Reasonable commute[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Cost of living with affordable housing[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]A well rounded media scene (newspapers/TV stations/radio stations)[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Nearby opportunities for hiking and outdoor recreation[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]A tradition of community service/involvement [/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]A good system of health care establishments[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Professional sports of some kind (preferably minor league baseball)[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Small to medium sized city[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Well rounded social scene (I’m not talking dating here, but having a wide variety of events to attend and participate in)[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]I would appreciate everyone giving me your opinions on which cities you think might meet these factors or have a large number of. Thank you in advance for your opinions.[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Here are s[/SIZE][SIZE=3]ome of the cities I have thought about are; [/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Louisville KY[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Lexington KY[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Knoxville TN[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Nashville TN[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Asheville NC[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Charlotte NC[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Atlanta GA [/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Augusta GA[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Columbus GA[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Athens GA[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Austin TX[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Eugene OR[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Roanoke VA[/SIZE]
[SIZE=3]Norfolk VA[/SIZE]

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