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How long to become a lawyer?

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May 16, 2012 11:05PM

Most U.S. law schools require 3 years of study to receive a Juris Doctorate, the degree required to become a lawyer. This is in addition to however long it takes to get a bachelors degree, which is required to get into law school.

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Judging by your spelling, a very, very long time.

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What class do i suppose take to become a lawyer?

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you need to know to become a lawyer is reading and writing.

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Either gender can become a lawyer.

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no you can become a lawyer any where doesn't mader were you com from if you what to be a lawyer you can be a lawyer

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to become a lawyer you need to get an op of around 9

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First of all, you must be able to use proper English, which it appears you do not know how to use. "Do you have to get an A to become a lawyer". And generally yes, you do need an A to become a good lawyer.

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to become a lawyer the education require is at least 8 years