Law Professors are former attorneys who have chosen a career in teaching and sharing their experience with students who aspire to become advocates of justice. Law professors offer tutoring and academic guidance to students, preserve class-related records, and review student coursework. Professors work together and support colleagues on research interests and other activities
What you need to get started
Experience as a judicial clerkship can be useful in getting the job
Teaching at law centers can also be helpful
2 or 3 years of practice in law can add great value
Multiple job opportunities, there's always a scope to grow
Flexible teaching hours
Opportunities to teach and interact with different people.
New York, San Francisco, Washington, Miami, Australia, Switzerland
B.A LLB/ B.Com LLB / B.sc LLB
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree
Abreast with legal trends
Obligations and Contracts, Property Law, and Torts & Damages
Considering this field, the best place to get started is to find the perfect mentor to guide you.
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VIRTUAL JOB SHADOWING
STRATEGIZE & PLAN YOUR NEXT MOVE
NETWORKING & ADVICE
INTERVIEW PREP & RESUME REVIEW
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You have the satisfaction of molding another's future
It is very rewarding
The hours are friendly with time to spare for some personal time
The learning process is endless
It can challenge you and help you broaden your horizons
It gives you access to multiple job opportunities, there's always a scope to grow
Tax-advantaged retirement plans
You get to embrace your love of learning and keep up with any new developments in the field
The brief moment of clarity your students get is quite satisfying
You will struggle to reach a handful of people every year
It might test your patience more than often
You might face issues with your colleagues with respect to teaching styles
Lack of support from administration
Sometimes it gets all about standardized testing and results