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What are the perks of getting a law degree?

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Jayanta Ghosh
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Everybody who does some kind of work aims at looking at the benefits one would avail from it. It begins at a very early age. If a child wants to have an ice cream, he looks forward to the taste he gets. Therefore, he is looking at the perks that it will get from eating an ice cream. Same is the case with college students. The subject they choose to pursue depends upon the advantage that they will get later in life i.e. the perks of attaining the degree.

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Today we will talk about the perks of getting a law degree. Law, in today’s era is a demanding course. It demands both hard work and sincerity. One needs to learn all the articles and all the laws that the government has prescribed. The Indian judiciary is never going to come to an end because we live in a democratic country. People have the right to say whatever they wish to while some others won’t always agree with what one says. They will have different and conflicting views. Hence, to avoid conflicts and to bring harmony, we have the law. 

There are many perks of being a law graduate. Some of them are listed below:

  • You are in demand
    A law graduate is very much in demand. There is a reason to it. Law is an evergreen course as long as a country is democratic, because, people have right to speak, they will keep their views in front of others. Those who oppose to the idea will speak up their mind. Conflicting ideas will take place. And hence, lawyers will be required to bring harmony amongst each other. 


  • Recognition and Status
    Being a lawyer has always been considered as a highly reputed job and a job of good stature. Yes, this is exactly true. Lawyers have their own aura, their own charm. People have always known the toughness students face while studying law. You are a real example of passing the college that is known for torture. This makes it much more easier for the people to recognize your talent, to appreciate your work, to appreciate your determination and to accept you for who you are. You are supposed to help those who are facing their difficulties. You are the ultimate source which can help them. People look forward to you with gleaming eyes of respect and honor.


  • Good life.
    Those who wish to practice in the court of law, have a life of their own. It is totally their call as to how many hours do they wish to work. On some days they can work for say 15 hours a day, while on the other hand, they can even work for only 2 hours a day. It is completely on the individual, how he manages time. How he will lead his own life.

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  • Get an experience in the real world.
    During the on-going course of law, students are supposed to join an internship. They take up internship with state court or district court. This gives them a great exposure and they are hit with the actual reality check. Getting an experience is very important because it mentally builds up the students and then they are considered better than those who have not done any kind of internship or have gained any experience. \


  • Expands the domain of thinking.
    One of the best advantages of the course is the fact that a person starts thinking about the pros and cons of the situation. Every situation has two aspects. One is supposedly the positive aspect and the other is negative. Therefore, a lawyer starts thinking about both of these aspects. This is not only good for the professional front but also for personal development.


  • Speaking Skills
    Law makes you have one to one interaction with many clients. This makes you speak fluently and improves your vocabulary skills. This is a great advantage that law offers. There are many people who specially take classes to improve their speaking skills. What can be better when your degree helps you take this advantage? It is very important these days to communicate with people. Therefore, good speaking skills have become an essential part of living. It has a great impact on the listeners and also improves your fluency.



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  • Manages on the spot situations
    When talking about law, one thing to keep in mind is the unexpected situations that can arise out of nowhere. This is because there are thousands of people living and they have varied perception for everything they do. This increases the chances of unexpected situations. One will never know about what problem can arise anytime. When lawyers interact with their clients, they come to know about the thinking of the client. This helps them understand them and they act accordingly.


  • Wide career options
    Law increases the range of the students to apply for various jobs. It opens up new horizons to be discovered by enthusiastic students. A law graduate has many places to apply for, some of which are listed below: -
    - Independent practice in the court of law.
    - Join Army
    - Get a job in a MNC
    - Be a legal advisor
    There are many more options one can go for depending upon the interest they have.


  • Good working environment
    When you are a lawyer then you obviously are surrounded by lawyers. This makes the working environment healthy as you are surrounded by all highly qualified people. The environment automatically turns for the good.


  • You work for a social cause as well
    Whatever work you do, personal satisfaction is must. This job offers you amazing personal satisfaction. You deal with general public and you help them solve their problems. One does not know the intensity of the problem unless and until you do not step into their shoes. Therefore, this is an amazing job that offers you a great psychological satisfaction.

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  • Earn a healthy living.
    The main reason why many people take up legal career is because of the wealth they make over a period of time. There is no doubt that this job has ample of money to earn provided one works sincerely. Money is after all the basic requirement one demands for. It is required to carry out day to day services. One studies well to get placed well. So the main motive of all the professions is to earn money.


One can never imagine themselves living in the world which does not practice law. Crimes these days are increasing at a huge pace which ultimate demand the need for more law graduates. Law therefore, helps them solve the problem by laying down certain rules and regulations in front of the citizens which keeps a control on their illegal acts and actions. Law has a wide scope. A criminal lawyer may not be a good working as a legal advisor or vice-versa. Law depends upon the kind of functioning required.    

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So above mentioned are the perks of being a law graduate. Hope you found this article useful. Also talk to your near and dear ones about this.

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