Lawyers

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Education Requirements

1.Anyone who wants to pursue a law degree must first complete a bachelors degree program.(FindLaw)

2.The next step you would want to do is graduate from or complete at least three years at law school accredited by the american bar association.(FindLaw)

3.It doesn't matter how good you do in law school, you cannot legally practice law in a given state without passing the states bar examination.(FindLaw)

Types of Degrees

  1. "Becoming a lawyer usually takes 7 years of full time study after high school, 4 years of undergraduate study, followed by 3 years of law school"(CollegeGrad).
  2. "Most states and jurisdiction require lawyers to complete a juris doctor(j.d.) degree from a law school accredited by the american bar association"(CollegeGrad).
  3. A bachelors degree is required for entry into most law schools, courses in english, public speaking, government history, economics, and mathematics are useful"(CollegeGrad).

Salary

  1. "Lawyers earn a median salary of 114,970, according to the BLS"(U.S.News).
  2. "The best paid lawyers earned more than 187,199, while the lowest paid makes less than 55,400"(U.S.News).
  3. Lawyers earned an average annual salary of 133,470, so they got paid way more than most jobs(U.S.News).