Why do you want to go to law school?

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whereskyle
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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby whereskyle » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:15 pm

To be an officer of the court (i.e., to make a fuss about it when someone doesn't follow the rules in court,) because I think it will make me feel better about my role in life and in relation to the society that is the better part of the organism of which I am an element.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby whereskyle » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:17 pm

whereskyle wrote:To be an officer of the court (i.e., to make a fuss about it when someone doesn't follow the rules in court,) because I think it will make me feel better about my role in life and in relation to the society that is the better part of the organism of which I am an element.


Next cycle's PS?

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 pm

whereskyle wrote:
whereskyle wrote:To be an officer of the court (i.e., to make a fuss about it when someone doesn't follow the rules in court,) because I think it will make me feel better about my role in life and in relation to the society that is the better part of the organism of which I am an element.


Next cycle's PS?

You want to tell law schools you want to go to law school to feel better about yourself?

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby whereskyle » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:32 pm

Right. No, I don't want to tell them that.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby Dr. Dre » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:52 pm

M458 wrote:
wannabelawstudent wrote:Because I enjoy the feeling of beating my peers. I will finish #1 in my class.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby wannabelawstudent » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:02 pm

It is not enough that I succeed. Others must fail.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby paranoia4ya » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:50 pm

Because it will improve my understanding of the world while giving me the ability to practically assist anyone with my degree if I want to. (also why I plan on becoming a cpa). Because I wont be taking out loans, and I am totally comfortable with the possibility of working at a bar after I pass one. "people who do not understand compounding interest will end up paying it to people who do" (BF) Because I like making a difference in people's lives. I could honestly see myself valuing helping a parent with a custody battle as much as I would enjoy doing corporate law.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby NoodleyOne » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:58 pm

I really like to argue. I always debate people and people say"you should be a lawyer".

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby hephaestus » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:00 pm

ChampagnePapi wrote:Self hate

Pandemic among law students.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby Dr. Dre » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:06 pm

NoodleyOne wrote:I really like to argue. I always debate people and people say"you should be a lawyer".



i lol'd

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby Balthy » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:12 pm

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People who think this is a bad reason should spend a year in Somalia.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby CFprez » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:07 pm

Because I hope its better than when I worked at Carls Jr when I was 16.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby Dr. Dre » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:15 pm

Because the legal market is excellent and UCI law school is the best law school in the world. Oh and it has always been my dream to be a lawyer since I am good at school and i will get good grades because I have always gotten good grades.

lastly, i want to save the world with my JD

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby toothbrush » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:21 pm

Dr. Dre wrote:Because the legal market is excellent and UCI law school is the best law school in the world. Oh and it has always been my dream to be a lawyer since I am good at school and i will get good grades because I have always gotten good grades.

lastly, i want to save the world with my JD

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Postby toothbrush » Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:15 pm

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby sainthawk29 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:21 pm

My situation is a little different, as the Layman Director for a State Client Protection Fund, I saw first hand the effects of "bad lawyering." This is not a universal, "all lawyer's are bad" but I feel confident in saying that there is a need for more good lawyers.

As a counselor in my previous profession, I loved begin able to help others, and serve the public. I was often frustrated with the amount of assistance people got when needing an attorney, and the limitation I had to help. In short, I felt helpless.

Going to school was my opportunity to accomplish the goals I had for myself. Manly, to serve and protect the public, and the public good. And consisted of the aspects of my previous career that I really enjoyed, researching the law and counseling.

I wouldn't go as far as say I want to save the world,as that is just grandiose and unrealistic. But, I would like to think I could do some good. And would enjoy the type of work.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby thelawdoctor » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:40 pm

Graduating 3L here.............don't remember anymore why anymore.
But I remember it was important at the time.........I think.
:|

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby Dr. Dre » Sat May 04, 2013 9:09 am

thelawdoctor wrote:Graduating 3L here.............don't remember anymore why anymore.
But I remember it was important at the time.........I think.
:|



damn :( did you go to a TTT?

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby thelawdoctor » Tue May 07, 2013 5:05 pm

Dr. Dre wrote:
thelawdoctor wrote:Graduating 3L here.............don't remember anymore why anymore.
But I remember it was important at the time.........I think.
:|



damn :( did you go to a TTT?


you are a 0L huh?

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby Justin Genious » Tue May 07, 2013 5:58 pm

thelawdoctor wrote:
Dr. Dre wrote:
thelawdoctor wrote:Graduating 3L here.............don't remember anymore why anymore.
But I remember it was important at the time.........I think.
:|



damn :( did you go to a TTT?


you are a 0L huh?

damn, did you go to a TTT?

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby chugachjed » Fri May 17, 2013 2:50 am

I've had some amazingly bad experiences with punk ass public pretenders, that was my initial motivation. I've evolved as I have gotten older and had kids now my primary motivation is to have a career where I can make a good life for my children, help out my friends and family, and do whatever small (or large or medium) part to make the world a better place. Plus I am not likely to be able to retire at a reasonable age and if I keep working on fishing boats, guiding, turning wrenches, and building shit my body will fail before I can afford to quit working and I'll die physically broken and penniless.

Edited to add: I'm by no means referring to all public defenders, just two. One who got motivated after receiving a letter from a family friend Esq. the other who all but forced me to take a plea on something I didn't do.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby Ded Precedent » Fri May 17, 2013 3:18 am

One reason and one reason only. To crush the competition.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby JDndMSW » Sun May 19, 2013 9:49 pm

Since bachelors degrees don't mean shit. I majored in SW because it interested me (the macro stuff not micro) and I plan to go into PI. Although job prospects are bad they aren't nearly as bad as they would be now for me with my degree/experience. I have full tuition at a T30 in a cheap city so the cost of an advanced degree isn't that bad. I basically just want a job that will make me happy where I can make a decent wage.

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Re: Why do you want to go to law school?

Postby thelawdoctor » Wed May 29, 2013 9:27 pm

Justin Genious wrote:
thelawdoctor wrote:
Dr. Dre wrote:
thelawdoctor wrote:Graduating 3L here.............don't remember anymore why anymore.
But I remember it was important at the time.........I think.
:|



damn :( did you go to a TTT?


you are a 0L huh?

damn, did you go to a TTT?


It wouldn't matter if I went to Taft, if I sit the bar and you don't even know if you will ever get in.................. :oops:
"but,but, I expect my lsat score to be, but, but.............."




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