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Bankruptcy Lawyers

Education and Training Requirements

High School

The minimum requirements to become a lawyer are a high school diploma, a college degree, and a law degree. If you want to be a lawyer, classes such as government, history, social studies, and economics will give you a solid background for entering college-level courses. Speech and English (especially writing) courses are also helpful to build strong communication skills that are necessary for the profession. Mathematics and business classes will be especially useful for bankruptcy lawyers, who must have finance and business expertise. Become an expert in computers and the Internet, because lawyers use these tools to conduct research and communicate with clients. Taking a foreign language is also a good idea, since many lawyers represent clients who do not speak English as their first language. 

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