Argument: Law school and lawyering can pay incredibly well

Issue Report: Law school


Susan Chen. “The Many Benefits Of Being A Lawyer.” Ezine Article. November 22, 2006: “Great Earning Potential

As a beginner in the world of law, you may need to work as an apprentice in a law firm for a few years, or you can also run your own private practice. Whatever may be the case, the remuneration you earn at this stage is not much.

But do not get discouraged; to emerge as a successful lawyer you need time to grasp the law and get to know the inner workings of the law to help you solve the most complicated of cases. Once you have gained more experience and earned a solid reputation for winning cases, you can charge a much higher fee. Working as a corporate lawyer also earns a decent salary starting out at approximately $125000 a year.”