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Top 4 Reasons to Become a Lawyer

Published April 3, 2017 in Reasons - 0 Comments

If you are considering to pursue a lawyer career then I have only two words for you, DO IT! To become a lawyer was the best thing that happened to me. I’m sure that it was one of the best choices that I made in my life. Therefore, I want to encourage more people that are interested in legal things and law to execute their dream and become a lawyer. If you need some motivation and encouragement to push you to become a lawyer read through these few reasons why you should become a lawyer.

The Earning Potential

As you might know, lawyers are considered to be one of the most paid jobs in the whole legal industry. Usually, attorneys earn much more money than the national average. However, the earning that you get can vary only on one thing and that is your reputation. If you are one of the top lawyers in that field of law, you have the potential to earn more than a million dollars per year. However, to become the top lawyer in your working field, you have to have a lot of experience sometimes even a decade, and you must put in a lot of effort and time. In the end, it will all pay off when you will be making millions per year.

Chance to Help Others

Lawyers are in a unique position, they have the power to help out other people, businesses or some organizations. There have been many cases where the lawyer saved his client from a bad punishment he didn’t deserve. It is common to have innocent people in the courtroom, but to prove their innocent, the lawyer must be extremally good. The pure feeling of helping other people was one of the major things that encouraged me to pursue my career.

Work Environment

If you decide to become a lawyer, you don’t need to stress about the environment on your work because you have two options. You can either choose to work alone which gives you the option to personalize the working environment how you like, or you can work for a law firm or even government where you will be most likely provided with a private office. Those offices will be designed by your wishes because it will be only yours. Furthermore, these law firms and the government will provide additional perks such as gym membership or some really top seats on a sporting occasion.


Yes, you heard me right, lawyers have an extremally flexible working time. Usually, people that don’t know anything about lawyers think that they are working all day long. However, that is not the truth, lawyers have to power to personally customize their hours at work. For example, if you don’t have a lot of clients, you will most likely have a lot of free time on your hands. So, if you need some time off from the office, you simply don’t take any clients and you won’t have anything to do.