Q: How long did it take you to become a lawyer?
specifically, how long you were in school and what classes you took.
It's generally 3 years full-time, or 4 years part-time at night. Some schools have accelerated programs. Depending on the institution, you take mandatory core courses that generally include contracts, torts, constitutional law, property law, criminal law, wills/trusts, legal writing, negotiable instruments, and a few others. In your 2nd and 3rd year, you have options to take electives in legal subjects that interest you.
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