What classes do you need to take in high school to be a family law lawyer?
It's not necessary to take any specific classes in highschool, but if you have a mock-jury or youth legislation, or a civic society in your high school, try to get involved in that and get some expirence in the law field... it will give you a huge leg up when you get to college. Make sure that you have a good advisor and set realistic expectations. You also might want to volunteer for CASA or another organization like that to make sure that it is the feild that you wan to go into. Many people change their major 3 or 4 times before they get it right.
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It doesn't really matter what classes you take in high school oreven in college. The grades you get are more important.
Pretty much all of them, since you'll also need a four-year bachelors degree, and a three-year law degree before you can take the bar exam just to get a state license to pract…ice law...you might be able to skip gym a few times, but you'll want the rest of them. Courses and activities in high school that you will find helpful toward a career in law would include government, history, political science, English, and Latin (or other romance language). It will also be helpful to be involved in student government, debate club, and journalism club.
I think that you are asking what classes you can take in high school if you want to be a criminal lawyer, so this is the question that I will answer. Really, in high school, t…here aren't many classes that are related to criminal law. When I was in high school, there were a few classes that touched on criminal law such as my business law class and my sociology class. I would encourage you to look into some local community colleges that allow you to attend classes for high school credit. Many community colleges offer criminal justice or criminology classes which will prepare you for similar classes in college and in law school. Good luck!
Public speaking, debate team, political science (if your high school has it).
Good clases are:. English . Public Speaking . Civics/Social Studies . Political science . Sociology . Speech (not remedial -- debate/public speaking) . Note that you c…an legally take the bar exam in the state you wish to practice in without having attended law school at all. This course of action is legal, but VERY rarely works.. No particular classes are required, BUT you also need to graduate from college before you can go to law school, so you should take whatever courses your school has to give you the best chance of going to college and being successful there. Also, contrary to some beliefs, I strongly recommend that you major in English in college. The English language is the lawyers tool of the trade. You will rarely use other majors like Political Science, etc. but you will use the English language every day, no matter what specialty of law you choose.
Law school doesn't require any particular courses in high school--you'll have to earn a bachelor's degree between high school and law school. Even in college, no specific majo…r is required; probably the most common majors for those going on to law school are Political Science and English, but that's not required and certainly not universal. You can go on to law school with nay bachelor's degree. That said, there are some skills that will be very important in law school, and the sooner you start acquiring those, the better off you'll be. English classes are very important, because you'll need to be able to write very clearly and also to read and decipher some pretty dense texts. Logic is critical to legal reasoning. And, if you have the opportunity to take a class that will teach you to read case law as an undergraduate (most often Criminal Law or Constitutional Law), by all means do so--it will radically cut down on the learning curve once you start law school.
Public Speaking . Civics . Political Science . Sociology . Psychology . Government . Theater . Improvisation . English Composition . Rhetoric . Apologetics . US H…istory . World History Many of these will not be available in a public high school setting, but you may be able to take them as AP classes at a local college or university. Talk to your school counselor for details on how to do this at no cost to you.
In the US, the high school classes do not matter. What matters is how you did with your grades in getting a bachelor's degree.
None. Even college classes don't matter. All that is needed to get into law school is a decent GPA and a high LSAT score. My mother is a lawyer and she was a drama major and m…y father is a lawyer and he majored in philosophy in college. Added: However, the higher your undergrad school is ranked, the more likely it will be that you'll get into a better law school. Therefore, it is important to do a college prep track and to maintain a good GPA in high school.
Most culinary schools don't require you to take any special classes in high school. Several of the schools require a high school diploma or a GED
Only the courses that a college deems necessary for you get accepted. However, then you need to do well enough to get into a law school once you receive you undergraduate degr…ee, then you need to pass the bar test in the state you want to practice in.
Law schools don't care about your high school record so as long as you have gone to a good college and performed well as an undergraduate. High school classes are only valuabl…e insofar as they may help prepare you to do well in your undergraduate studies. The same applies with admission testing - the SAT has no effect with only one exception. If you have a history of under-performing on standardized tests (for instance 1000 SAT score but a 3.9 GPA from Johns Hopkins in a tough major), then this will be considered good evidence that you do not test well. As such, law schools may place slightly less emphasis on a low LSAT score. Basically, focus on college for now and worry less about law school. In the long run, no one will care about your high school record (again so as long as you attend a good college).
In Law School
High School Classes are irrelevant for acceptance into law school; however, you will best serve yourself by planning ahead and taking classes that will assist you in planning …for a major in College. Practically all ABA accredited law schools require a Bachelors Degree from an accredited university for admission. There is no requirement on the major you choose, while in your undergraduate program.
There are no high school prerequisites for entry into law school. Just take the subjects that interest you the most.
The classes taken in high school to not matter. The classes you take in college really don't matter that much either. You just need to get into law school where you get your l…egal education.
In High School
There is none but you have to graduate
In High School
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