Human Rights Lawyer

My Career Choice

What IS a Human Rights Lawyer?

A human rights lawyer is a lawyer that would help someone who is feeling like their Human Rights are being violated. Human rights lawyers might also specialize in similar things like: Discrimination, Public Law, War Crimes, etc.

What Characteristics do you Need to Become a Human Rights Lawyer?

First things first, you need to be very organized and neat. You also have to be able to communicate with your clients, and make them feel welcome. Also you have to be friendly because you'll be working with a variety of people all the time. You also have to have good interviewing skills when collecting evidence. Last but not least, you have to have good writing skills, especially when debating, because lawyers usually use pre-written material.

Education and Pay

A.V.I.D. Can Help?

How Might AVID Help Me Achieve Being a Human Rights Lawyer?

I read you need to be really organized so AVID can really helps me with organization. It also help me with college readiness.

What Makes This Career Interesting to Me?

I like how you stand up for people and how you have the chance to change their lives and make it better. And I also like to stand up for what I believe in, and I believe in all 30 of the Human Rights.