Santa Fe, NM asked in Uncategorized for New Mexico

Q: Hello I want to ask how can I prepare and what I should now to become a lawyer. Going into 11th grade want to be prepare

To be specific I want to know

What should I do after I graduate

What courses to take in college

What are the steps to take after college

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A: Find something that you are interested in college and do well. Good law schools need good marks, most of the time the undergraduate degree area of study is not as important. If you are interested in a particular subject area (sports, medicine, technology, politics) I am almost certain there is an overlapping area of the law that might interest you. If you are interested in becoming a criminal defense lawyer or prosecutor think about studying criminology at university. I have two close friends that were athletes in university and went to law school, now one is a successful sport agent representing NHL player the other now reps actors. Find something that you are interested in. Do well in that and apply for law school. I am certain that you will find an area of the law that will align with your interest. Another good friend of mines only interest in high school was marijuana. He's now an incredible lawyer that represents dozens of cannabis companies in North America.

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