Tuesday, 25 January 2011

How do you get ready?

All lawyers need a license from the state in which they want to work. To get a license, people need to get a college degree and then go to law school for 3 years. Finally, lawyers must pass a test called the bar examination.

Even after they start working, lawyers need to keep on learning about changed in the law, Most status make lawyers take classes from time to time.

To start getting ready for this job, students can take English classes to learn how to write, do research, and make presentations. Social studies classes teach about research and the law. People who want to be lawyers also need strong reading skills.

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Lawyer Info

What is this job like?
Lawyers give people and companies advice and tell them what they can and cant do under the law. Sometimes, they hire lawyers to take their side in court against other people or companies, or against the government.

Lawyers spend a lot of time doing research. To be a good lawyer, a person much be good at finding facts in books, on computers, and in other places. Lawyers also interview people to get information.

After doing research, lawyers make arguments to show that the people they work for should win in court. Some lawyers speak in court, but many lawyers don't. Lawyers also write legal documents like contracts and wills. They need to be very specific and well-written.

Lawyers do most of their work in officers, law libraries, and courtrooms. They sometimes meet in clients' homes or businesses. Some lawyers meet clients in hospitals or prisons. Lawyers often work long hours, especially during a trial in court.

More coming soon!

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Lawyer facts

Right so seeing as we've just finished going through the step by step guide on how to become a finance lawyer, i thought id post some cool facts about lawyers.

This is a list of famous people who attended law school (at least partially), but are known for doing something other than law.

-Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi
- St. Louis Cardinals skipper Tony La Russa
- Novelist Henry James
- The Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek
- 26 of 44 U.S. Presidents including such notables as both Adams, Lincoln, Arthus, FDR and Obama
-Author John Grisham
-Law & Order actor and US Senator Fred Thompson
- ''Ozzie and Harriet Show'' star Ozzie Nelson

More tomorrow!

Saturday, 15 January 2011

Step five on how to become a finance lawyer!

Create a strong and effective resume. Highlight your licences, internships and other legal working experience. Search job boards, network with alumni at colleges, universities and law schools to locate jobs for finance lawyers that you are interested in. If you want to work at a law office, corporate firm or government agency, contact the head recruiter at the human resources department and set up an interview.

And thats on it how to become a finance lawyer!
I hope this information was useful!

Friday, 14 January 2011

Step four on how to become a finance lawyer!

Check with the state where you will practice as a finance lawyer, as to its licensing requirements. Keep in mind that most states require lawyers to pass a written bar examination as well as a written ethics examination before a license is granted. Confirm whether you will need to complete the six-hour Multi-state Bar Exam or the three-hour Multi-State Essay Exam for the state you are seeking a license in to consider you as having passed the bar.

Step five coming tomorrow! Stay tuned!

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Step 3 to becoming a finance lawyer!

Practice as a finance lawyer under the guidance of practicing lawyers and law school attorneys. Intern with government financial agencies, corporate law departments and law schools that offer internships. Following internships, register for additional training to remain current and to increase you knowledge as a finance lawyer.

Step four comes tomorrow to stay tuned!

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Step two on becoming a lawyer!

2. Register for one of the approximately 195 law schools accredited by the ABA. The course of study generally takes three years. Check into attending law school part-time or during the night if you work during the daytime. Sign up for and pass the Law School Admission Test. Depending on the entrance requirements at the law school you decide to attend, you may also be required to have experience working as a lawyer as well as complete an in-person interview.

Next step on how to become a lawyer coming tomorrow! Stay tuned!

Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Financial Lawyer

Okay basically I'm in my second year studying towards becoming a financial lawyer. Its a subject in which I'm particularly interested in and so i thought id create a blog for people who would like to learn more about how some of the best ways to start of becoming a financial lawyer and also i will be posting interesting facts on lawyers.

Firstly, I'm going to begin posting a step by step guide on what you should do to become a financial lawyer.

1.Enroll in a four year college or university of your choice. Focus on courses in financial planning, accounting, business administration and estate planning. If you want to become a financial lawyer working in a corporate environment, take additional courses that deal with mergers and acquisitions.

Next step will be coming tomorrow so stay tuned!