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How can I work as a lawyer to help human trafficking victims?

I have recently decided to go to law school after undergrad. I am currently a sophomore at East Tennessee State. I figured I would major in Political Science and minor in English and Social Work. I want to do something large and make a difference for those who are incapable. I also am not...

#sextrafficking #lawschool #lawyer #humantrafficking

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Active Nov 10 at 04:31 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist As a sophomore in college, you should have a game plan ...

What types of law are their other than criminal law?

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Active Oct 22 at 10:42 PM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist this is from the list of specializations on the Texas Bar ...

Am a MBA (HR), worked for 5 years and have career gap of 5 years, am thinking to get into HR immigration to start my career so want to study immigration law , wondering where n how to start

My Bachelor degree and MBA degree is from India... do they accept these degrees Do I need to study law or can I do certification #law #law-school #college #humanresource #immigration...

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Active Oct 04 at 01:08 PM

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Good clubs to joying during high school to become a lawyer ?

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Active Nov 08 at 09:37 PM

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Amanda D. Scott | Tax Associate I agree 100% with the previous suggestions. Anything like debate, mock ...

What are some of the psychological strains of being a lawyer?

I'm sure that there are some because they come with pretty much any job you choose. However, I am interested in becoming a lawyer and would like to know how it would affect me psychologically. #law...

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Active Sep 05 at 06:05 PM

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Posted by Faith M.’s Avatar Faith M.
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Jeanette Roch | Associate General Counsel at American General Life Insurance ... Being a lawyer is not a "nine to five" job.  The ...

Is studing law boring?

I figure that it will be very hard, but will it be extremely boring and, therefore, hard to complete? #law #lawyer #college...

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Active Sep 05 at 05:28 PM

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Posted by Faith M.’s Avatar Faith M.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The important thing for you to do is to select a ...

what are lawyers payed

#lawyer Whats the difference between beginners and advanced...

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Active Sep 21 at 07:59 PM

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Posted by Grace R.’s Avatar Grace R.
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Michael Green | Multidimensional Attorney, Educator & Motivator Hi Grace,Lawyer salaries can vary widely by state, experience level and ...

What is the law program like at the University of Chicago?

I think I might want to go to the University of Chicago, but I don't know how good their program is for law. #lawyer #college #law-school...

#law

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Active Sep 05 at 05:46 PM

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Posted by Faith M.’s Avatar Faith M.
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Jeanette Roch | Associate General Counsel at American General Life Insurance ... I recommend that you start with some internet research.  Here are ...
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How do you know if you've found your right major, job, and school?

I've been talking to a lawyer and he just told me that he would have liked being a doctor more than being a lawyer. He has 2 kids and needs the income to feed them not going to school again. After seeing him regret his decision I'm worried about going to college and choosing my life. #lawyer...

#majors #job #future

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Active Sep 02 at 05:38 PM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist The old saying, "the grass is always greener on the other ...

How much time and effort does it take to become a lawyer?

I am willing to do whatever it takes to get a degree in the law field, as a lawyer. However, I know there isn’t lots of things I must do to achieve this goal. What types of programs and classes should I take to become a lawyer. #lawyer #law #lawyers #attorney...

#law-school

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Active Oct 06 at 03:52 AM

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Scott Craft | Library Science | Knowledge Management | Content Management ... Hi Jasmine!Great question. Becoming a lawyer takes a good bit of ...

What are good side majors if you are thinking about majoring in law?

I am thinking about majoring in criminal justice/law. However, I’m not entirely sure if being a lawyer is what I what to do with my life yet. What do you think would be a good side major that relates to law but can also help me in the long run. #law #lawyer #math...

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Active Nov 08 at 10:06 PM

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Posted by Jasmine C.’s Avatar Jasmine C.
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Scott Craft | Library Science | Knowledge Management | Content Management ... Hi Jasmine,When you say "side major" , are you referring to ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Yukina,As a criminal defense attorney, your duty is to get the ...

What should I be doing now if I wanna be a lawyer ?

I’m 13 years old & im a 9th grader. In the future I want to become a lawyer, but I don’t know what I should be doing now that will help me in the future. #lawyer...

#law

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Active Aug 23 at 04:40 AM

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Posted by Selene E.’s Avatar Selene E.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Selena,I attended a Master's course in Paralegal Studies. Not nearly as ...

What should I focus on when studying for the BAR exam?

I want to start preparing for the BAR exam...but I don't know where to start! #law #criminal #lawyer...

#criminallawyer

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Active Aug 24 at 07:12 AM

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Is it hard for an introvert to become a well respected lawyer?

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Active Aug 17 at 11:35 PM

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N Rutledge | Law Professor/Judge It may be challenging, but certainly not impossible.  One of my ...

What kind of jobs can I get with a degree in Philosophy?

I am attending college and plan on majoring in Philosophy then going to law school. However before I can go to law school I want to know what I could do with a Bachelors in Philosophy. #lawyer...

#philosophy

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Active Aug 30 at 08:57 PM

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Posted by Christopher J.’s Avatar Christopher J.
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Scott Craft | Library Science | Knowledge Management | Content Management ... Hi Christopher, Because Philosophy is not necessarily a trade skill, but ...

How hard is law school?

I want to be an anti-discrimination attorney #law #attorney #law-school...

#lawyer

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Active Aug 17 at 01:39 PM

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Posted by Serena N.’s Avatar Serena N.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Serena,First off, thank you for wanting to specialize in discrimination! There ...

Which courses are needed to become a lawyer in Canada?

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Which CXC subjects are needed to become a lawyer?

CXC = Caribbean Examinations Council #lawyer #exams...

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Abby Lupi’s Avatar Abby L.
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Laura Macedo del Razo | Sr Manager C ontracts Well for any career - you will need first to get ...

Do you need a law degree to become a lawyer?

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Active Jul 19 at 12:30 AM

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Posted by Abby Lupi’s Avatar Abby L.
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Jessica Ornsby | Lawyer at Large Law Firm Hello! Yes, you need to have a law degree to become ...

How much do lawyer get paid

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Active Jul 16 at 08:03 PM

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Posted by janea H.’s Avatar janea H.
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Jennifer Richards | Attorney It depends on what type of law you practice, and where. ...

How many years of college does it take to become a lawyer?

Immigration Lawyer...

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Active Jul 04 at 02:48 AM

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Posted by Jaslene W.’s Avatar Jaslene W.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Jaslene,The normal process is to get your Bachelor's degree (4 years) ...

Should I go to law school?

I am interested in pursuing a career in public policy. A lot of people are telling me I should go to law school, but I don't really have that much interest in actually practicing law; rather, a lot of jobs I am interested in are dominated by former/current lawyers (ex: state legislator). Would...

#attorney #law-school #degree #lawyer #policy #law #law-practice

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Active Dec 05 at 08:55 PM

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Posted by Rebecca A.’s Avatar Rebecca A.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist My answer is questions. I'm sure as an economics major you ...

What to expect in an interview for a volunteer mediator position?

I am applying for a volunteer position with the county dispute resolution center. It is staffed with professionals, 40% of which are attorneys. I am not an attorney, and have no experience in mediation, but, being older, have a fair amount of relevant life experience. If accepted, they will...

#attorney #mediation #adr #lawyer #mediator

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Active Jul 05 at 09:45 PM

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Abigail Goward Hollingsworth | Senior Vice President at Bank of America Congratulations on going into dispute resolution! I’m not in that particular ...
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Julie Line Bailey | Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated since 2002 The most effective law school admissions recommendation letters, in my experience, ...
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Kyle Ritchie | Attorney If you find yourself working in a job where it does ...

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