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Is it hard being or trying to become a defense attorney?

I ask this question because infant to be a defense attorney in he future and I want to know about the journey and what they go through while being a defense attorney or trying to be one.

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Andrea’s Answer

If you work hard and do well in school, you can achieve your goal of becoming a lawyer. You'll have to go to a 4-year college and then 3 years of law school. Nowadays, the money it takes to get through 7 years of school is a big investment. Think hard about what schools you choose: Oftentimes, an in-state college is a lot less expensive and still gives you a good education. Also, your major in college to prepare you for law school isn't as important as showing law schools that you're a hard-working student (unless, maybe, your major is pre-law). So, the path is to work hard in school, but also have extracurricular activities -- sports, volunteering, school-sponsored clubs, etc. Whether it's worth it or not depends on what you feel passionate about. Think about whether a career as a defense attorney suits your personality and whether you can step out of your comfort zone if some aspect of the job doesn't suit your personality. If you are passionate about advocating and speaking up (such as in a courtroom), it is definitely worth it.
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DENNIS’s Answer

Sani: Thejourney to become a lawyer is a long one. $ years of college and 3 years of law school. (generally, both can take longer) After you need to pass a bar exam to become eligible to practice law in your state. Is it worth it? Yes.
Defense attorneys are criminal defense attorneys (which I assume you mean) and civil - protecting those who get sued. At this point there is really nothing you can do. Take regular courses in school. If you like sports get involved and if you get a chance go down to your local courthouse and watch a trial. Afterwards ask the lawyers questions. That should put you in good shape as you move forward. Good luck!
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