By:Rebeca Meza

Big Idea

Lawyer's advise clients concerning business transactions, legal rights, obligations, prosecuting or defending lawsuits, advisability, and claim liability

Is Education Required?

Education is required to be a lawyer. First you need to complete a bachelors degree program, which typically takes four years. When you finish getting your bachelors degree, you have to complete law school, which takes 2-4 years. then you have to have a Juris Doctor Degree which you get in the first year of college.