Argument: Law degree value exceeds lawyer salary

Issue Report: Law school


“Is law school a good investment?” Law Student. July 22nd, 2007: “In short, law school is expensive, but its value far exceeds the mere value of a lawyer’s salary.”

Derek Roberti. “Should I Go To Law School as a Financial Investment?” Should I go to law school? Blog. May 23, 2010: “would it ever make sense to invest money in something that yields a negative financial return (or perhaps just a poor positive return)? The answer for some will be “yes.” If you are passionate about law and feel like a legal career is a perfect match for your aptitudes and your personality, can you really put a price tag on the fulfillment you will receive from doing exactly what you want to do with your life? If this is you, don’t let the bare-bones financial analysis dictate a career choice that may deeply resonate with who you are and how you want to express yourself.”