Become a Lawyer without Law School

Surprising as it may seem, it is possible to become a lawyer without attending law school or, in some cases, without any college degree at all.

If it sounds too good to be true, then these facts will surprise you.

  1. In at least 4 states, you may choose to forgo law school and study with a judge or licensed attorney, who will teach you what you need to know to pass that state’s bar examination. read more
Do you know that the best-known self-taught attorney was Abraham Lincoln, who began his studies after getting elected to the Illinois Legislature in 1834. He borrowed legal books from a fellow lawmaker.

Case studies:

Isabell Wong Flores

Michael P Ehline, Esq.

Further reading:

Admission to the Bar in the US

How to Become a Lawyer Without Law School

Self-taught Lawyers Disappearing

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