Requirements To Become A Lawyer
So you want to become a lawyer? Let’s see if you have it in you to do so. Here is a brief article that gives you an idea of what it takes in a person to achieve the stardom of acting a scene in the court room.
Today in the modern time of our nation if your intension is to become a lawyer, you must obtain a convincing undergraduate degree (GPA) from a recognized institution. This degree should be a bachelor’s or equivalent, with real good scores. With this bachelor’s degree in your hand, you would be in a position to walk in with your head up high into any school of law, if your cent percent sure of yourself. It takes a little hard studying, but eventually it will take you there.
In addition to your educational career, you should not have any criminal record, or else you can kiss your dream goodbye. If you by chance do have some little dirty laundry in your records that might have an effect on you later, then it would be advisable to speak to an admission officer and take legal advice of going about it.
The next most important step that you will have to accept in your road to law is the appearing of the test that has been laid down by the Law School Admission Council, which is known as Law School Admission Test (LSAT). And yes you have to pass this test and that too with flying colors. We can say it would be in the range of 160 to 180 that would be graded as good, 150 to 160 would be considered as average and all getting below 150 are considered below average. So remember to achieve your dream you have to work hard and score in the 160 to 180 mark.
Now good law schools are available in plenty; there are around 200 and odd law schools that happen to exist in the United States. You could get yourself admitted into any one of these schools provided you are accepted. All law schools will examine the criteria of all applicants at various factors in order to permit entry and training for studying law.
The main aspects that will be under scrutiny are the undergraduate report, the applicants speaking ability, his or hers grade points, and finally their general class assignments with regards to subjects like history, political science and of course philosophy.
Now comes you final step before you actually get out there and represents clients or companies fighting friend or foe. There is another hurdle that you have to overcome and that is called the Bar Examination. Each State in America has different standards for individuals wanting to practice law and so each bar exam will differ.
So the bottom line is that if you feel that your heart says it’s as easy as 123, then you may definitely be the next Barack Obama, who happened to take the similar route to the White House.