How Foreign-Trained Attorneys Can Become Attorneys in the United States

Hector A. Beason
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Do not be afraid of showing who you are when you are networking because our differences are what make us unique.

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I became an attorney in Venezuela several years ago. When I moved to the United States, I knew I wanted to continue practicing law, but I did not know how to use my existing training and experience to become an attorney in the United States. To find out, I went to different law schools, made various calls, and did research, but the information was too broad. Eventually, I made the transition with the following steps:

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