We recommend the following resources as you begin to consider the legal profession.
Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
LSAC is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide by supporting individuals’ enrollment journeys and providing preeminent assessment, data, and technology services. LSAC administers the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) and is a central hub for law school applications.
In particular, we recommend reviewing LSAC’s Discover Law resources.
American Bar Association (ABA)
ABA is the professional organization for legal professionals; we particularly recommend reviewing the Pre-Law information included on their website.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
The OOH report presents up-to-date information on the required skills, the job outlook, work environment, and state and area data for the practice of law.
The O*Net report describes the skills, knowledge, day-to-day tasks, abilities, and work activities for lawyers.
National Association of Law Placement
This resource provides a detailed analysis of legal hiring trends and salaries, especially for recent law school graduates.
National Law Journal is the online publication for the monthly magazine highlighting national legal news.
Law.com is the premier source for trusted and timely legal news and analysis.
A resource for those interested in legal careers in public service.
An organization committed to making entry to the legal profession more transparent, affordable, and fair.