Personal Narrative: Becoming An Attorney

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A year ago I was sitting alone at my desk staring at my computer screen and pondering to myself how as each day passes by I am getting closer to my goal. You may be asking yourself what exactly that goal of mine is, well my goal has always been to become an attorney. The idea of becoming an attorney came to me in a strange manner, I guess you can say. No one in my family works in the legal field, except for my sister who is a paralegal, but no attorneys or the such. Anyways, growing up I would encounter with my mom’s friends who were paralegal’s just like my sister, thus their area of work always fascinated and intrigued me. Therefore, as I got older I got a better comprehension of the legal field, and became even more fascinated with it than …show more content…
I started to become so fascinated with everything that had to do with law that I began to watch movies and tv-shows regarding to the law. My first movie regarding to the legal field was Legally Blonde, although this is more of an entertaining film rather than a informative one, I guess you can say, it made my passion and love for law grow more. Although, I haven’t begun law school yet, and therefore don’t have any in-depth knowledge of the various areas of laws, I am more than certain I want to practice civil law. Like I have stated before, my sister is a paralegal and therefore I saw an opportunity to inquiry the attorney’s that work with her questions regarding to law school, post-grad life, etc. It gave me such a thrill to speak to other attorney’s and hear their insight regarding the life of an attorney and why they chose the area of law they practice. Speaking to these professional and wise attorney’s made me even more excited for my future career as an attorney. I began researching law schools while I was in my 1st year of high school, enlightening myself in the aspect of which one’s are the best, their programs, …show more content…
In this regard, I began college at only 16 years old. I wake up every day with a reminder of what my goal is and that is what motivates me everyday in my life as an undergraduate. I am a very goal-orientated and determined person. Moreover, I am so motivated towards my future career and have such a strong passion I have already taken courses that pertain to the legal field. I have also taken political science courses because politics is also another subject/area I am strongly passionate about. However, I have not taken political science courses solely because that is what the majority of students major in or take courses as a means to get into law school, but rather because it is a subject I truly enjoy having/learning about. Numerous people have wanted to become an attorney or solely have “liked”the idea of it, to say the least, and have not been able to finish law school. I understand that there are various individuals who “think” they want to be attorneys or pursue this career for various reasons, but there are situations in which sometimes these individuals aren’t able to because it’s not for them; it’s not in their nature, I guess you can say. That is not the case for

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