The field of Law

Looking at what it takes to be a lawyer

Lawyer Specialties - Environmental Lawyer

What the lawyer does

What the lawyer gets paid

The type of cases the lawyer works on

Positions in a Law Firm

  • Partner - usually a lawyer pays money to become a partner; has a share in the profits.
  • Associate - a lawyer who has just finished law school. Entry level.
  • Managing Partner - a partner who has some extra responsibilities, like managing the staff, etc.

How to Become a Lawyer

  1. Bachelor's degree in any field
  2. best to choose a field of study conducive to the area of the law that interests you.
  3. Apply to a law school - and be accepted
  4. Pass the Bar exam