Loading...

How to become a family law attorney: advice for a middle schooler

Post date: 2021-02-24 03:48:55
Views: 13
How do people become family law attorneys? I have a young person in my life who wants to become a family law attorney so she can help families in difficult times. She wants advice on how to do this. She is from a poor and underserved area in South Carolina - low high school graduation rates, limited access to college counselors and college prep. I don't know jack about law school except that the student loans can kill you.

What does the educational and professional trajectory look like for someone becoming a family law attorney? She wants to research undergraduate colleges - what are some good ones for pre-law (especially affordable and in South Carolina)? What do pre-law students major in? How do you get a law degree and not drown in debt? Metafilter attorneys: what would *you* tell a middle schooler who was thinking about this career path? What can you do as a middle schooler and high schooler to increase your chances of success?

Bonus: this child is black and starting to consciously grapple with racism. Tell me about organizations that might give her hope or support - at any stage in her education/career.
Number of Comments
Please click Here to read the full story.
 
Other Top and Latest Questions:
Butter is building an ‘all-in-one’ platform to run virtual workshops
Facebook’s tardy disclosure of breach timing raises GDPR compliance questions
Is there any plugin to show unanswered, trending questions for each category or tag?
How to add an email address in Google Sheets/Excel?
Applying for a job via governmentjobs.com
Half-baked
Vaccines and communicability.
Deleting contacts of people who have passed away?
Swyft raises $17.5 million to bring same-day delivery to all the retailers that aren’t Amazon
Pathlight, a performance management tool for customer-facing teams and the individuals in them, raises $25M