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Criminal Lawyers

Tips for Entry

As an undergraduate, participate in an internship at a courthouse, law firm, or other legal employer

Conduct information interviews with criminal lawyers and ask them for advice on preparing for and entering the field. 

Use the NALP Directory of Legal Employers ( to search for employers by location, employer type, practice areas, and other criteria.

Visit the following Web sites for job listings:


Visit to read Choose Justice: Guide to the U.S. Department of Justice for Law Students and Experienced Attorneys.