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Why Study Law?

Studying law explores many aspects of human life and allows you to develop a range of skills. Legal training fosters a broad and deep understanding of the law as well as develops abstract and critical thinking, practical problem solving skills and strong communication skills. The legal profession offers professional growth, opportunities, intellectual challenge, social activism empowerment, financial rewards, prestige and personal fulfillment in diverse areas such as: criminal law, corporate law, real estate law, tax law, family law, education law, patent law, product liability law and many other areas.

Career Possibilities

Career paths and opportunities for lawyers are endless. A law degree can be used in traditional legal employment, non-traditional legal employment and non-legal employment. Below are just some of the career paths that you can take with a law degree.

  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Mediator
  • Paralegal
  • Secretary
  • Consultant
  • Educator
  • Corporate Attorney
  • Court Administrator
  • Governmental Administrator
  • Politician

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