A good lawyer comes from being a person of good character, but technically, good lawyers should accomplish satisfactory if not excellent grades from any 4 year courses in college (bachelors degree) and must have 3 years in law school.
Lawyers are expected to be equipped with good communication and writing skills. There are a lot of law students who excelled during their college years but have difficulty in law school because of poor penmanship or being unable to express their opinions in public or in a courtroom. A lawyer should be fluent in English in a courtroom, and should be able to receive constructive criticism. These also mean that you must have a wide knowledge on basic laws. Lawyers generally have backgrounds in English, Philosophy, Ethics, Logic, Political Science, Economics, Public Speaking and Foreign Languages. Critical thinking and analytical reasoning of solving problems is very important. A lawyer who sets goals in a systematic way will find it easy to … Read the rest