Written by three experienced lawyers, this book will help you understand the types of problems facing law students and lawyers. Not only will it prepare you for law school, but it will also help you become a successful lawyer.
So You Want to Be a Lawyer takes you through the process of becoming a lawyer, examining each phase in a helpful and easy-to-understand narrative. Find out what practicing law is like before you step into your first law school class. Practice solving legal problems as law students would in law school and lawyers might in an actual courtroom. Find out how to get into law school. And there’s much more:
• Advice on how to select a law school, along with names and addresses of American Bar Association (ABA)-approved law schools
• An explanation of the law school admissions process, and ways to improve your chances for getting in
• Practical exercises and advice that will give you a head start over other first-year law students
• Information about career opportunities as a lawyer
If you are heading to law school or just thinking about a career in law, this is accessible, worthwhile reading