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Marshall Davis Brown Jr: Attorney Marshall Davis Brown Jr. On Becoming A Lawyer In
Attorney Marshall Davis Brown Jr. On Becoming A Lawyer In
Becoming a lawyer in The Lone Star
State isn't very different from reaching this occupational milestone in other
states. Even so, each state has its own idiosyncrasies. Texas attorney Marshall
Davis Brown Jr has pointed out the best path for prospective lawyers to follow
in order to go from an undergraduate in college to a practicing professional in
Study Pre-Law as an Undergraduate
Majoring in Pre-Law can give students a leg up on their competition for top law
school spots, but it isn't absolutely required in order to attend law school.
What is required, however, is that one's undergraduate institution be
accredited by the American Bar Association.
Take the Texas LSAT
A Pre-Law background should prepare a student to take the Texas Law School Admission
Test. If an aspiring lawyer hasn't majored in Pre-Law, then study guides and
practice tests should be consulted. Either way, the LSAT is required in order
to attend an ABA-accredited law school.
Graduate from Law School
There are many fine law schools in Texas beyond the famous one or two a student
may already know. For example, Marshall Davis Brown Jr matriculated at the
South Texas School of Law. Taking studies very seriously and graduating near
the top of one's class is a very important step in launching a career as an
Take the Texas Bar Exam
Passing a state bar exam, in Texas or any other state in which one wishes to
practice, is essential to becoming a lawyer. Not everyone passes it the first
time they take it, but eventually, pass it they must. Study like never before
to impress potential employers with your mastery of Texas law.
Once a prospective legal professional passes the state bar, he or she is
officially a lawyer. At this point, more training might be valuable in order to
settle on a specialty for practice. Marshall Davis Brown Jr
followed his interest in family law. But, no matter which path a new lawyer
takes, becoming an expert in that part of the law will be of career-long value.