Hearing Attorney Lori Thompson

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Hearing Attorney Lori Thompson speak was truly insightful because, it was interesting hear from an attorney who had a background of criminal prosecution then transitioning into Probate and Elder law. In the start of her presentation she explained to the class what made her want to be a lawyer. She outlined to the class that she dreamed of being a lawyer since seventh grade. With that simple wish to become a lawyer she developed the drive and passion she needed in order to get to where she wanted.
In Attorney Lori Thompson’s Lecture I liked the fact that she was somewhat explicit on explaining to us on her experience or encounters with law school, and as a working attorney. Prior to her presentation I had a clear focus on what type of law I wanted to on. This was either family or even criminal law. Due to my past
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Again I was thinking that she might tell us that she nailed it head on! Instead she flopped. Even through the good experiences and the bad or even embarrassing moments in the past she didn’t hesitate to tell us that her experience in law school was also enriched by friendships and bonds. In Law school you are with the same group of people for the next three years. I never actually realized that when you graduate law school and get your Juris doctor it is a general degree then from there you go into the area of law that fits your interest. For some reason I thought that you had the option to have your own focus in the branch of law you choose. I was glad that she mentioned that you can do electives within the area of law you want to go into. Law school teaches the basics of law and how to find the right answer. It teaches you how to futhur find your logic, apply it and enhance your writing skills. On the other hand law school does not teach you practical things that can be helpful in court or in the work filed. Instead it encompasses around

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