Your Name (optional): zzz
Industry: Legal Profession
Company (Optional): zzz
Mandatory – 2-4 years university, 3 years law school, 6 months articles. Recommend: Strong English skills, Strong business and financial statement study
Training/experience required (years, other jobs):
Mandatory articles year. Recommend summers during law school
Explain what you do:
Legal Advice – general & civil/criminal court work
Why should kids choose your career path?
Only if you are prepared for long term educational commitment. Variety of work – Deals with challenge – Lots of change
What would you recommend career wise and how should kids approach/develop their preparation for a working life?
Spend time in an office or a criminal court or civil court to observe. Read about law – Follow a lawyer for a day in different fields of law.
Lessons learned:If you started all over again what would you do differently?
Have more and better computer skills – more accounting skills for your own practice. Probably would specialize more.
A favorite anecdote, phrase, or expression relating to business that inspires you:
You can’t earn a living defending innocent people (Maurice Nadjari)
Other suggestions or relevant information you would communicate to kids regarding careers in general: