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is getting a job as a lawyer if you have filed for bankrupcy

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Hassan’s Answer

This will depend on state in which you want to be admitted to the bar. In most states it likely would not be an issue unless there there was financial fraud or ethical issues with your finances. In some states you have certify that you're current on debt payments to be admitted to the bar.
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Teresa’s Answer

Having a bankruptcy in your background does not disqualify you from being admitted to the bar association. See https://work.chron.com/lawyers-disbarred-declare-bankruptcy-23150.html
There is a constitutional right in the US to file for bankruptcy. Because it is legal, it is not considered an ethical violation to have done so.



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