Careers in the Law
Information on Legal Careers for Students of All Ages
Here's information for young people who are just getting acquainted with the legal profession, as well as useful links for those already in or considering law school.
- ABA Career Counsel -- Site includes career profiles of 100+ attorneys in various practice areas and alternatives, as well as legal job search and career enhancement resources and advice.
- ABA Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity also offers information on diversity programs.
- ABA Council on Legal Education Opportunity is dedicated to diversifying the legal profession by expanding legal education opportunities for members of under-represented groups. Programs and assistance is developed for those who are already in or are considering law school.
- ABA Section of Legal Education site includes information on pre-law studies, law schools.
- Aspiring Youth tries to establish positive mentoring relationships for at-risk youth through after-school and programs in which youth visit law offices and other worksites to learn about careers.
- Choose Law (Young Lawyers Division website)
- Job Shadowing site provides information about job shadowing and offers suggestions for getting involved.
- Law School Admission Council
- National Association for Law Placement
- Pioneers in the Legal Profession