Legal Careers?

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  1. Academy_Questions

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    Could anyone give me info on what careers the military has to offer in the legal field? As in what could a Political Science/Economics major do for an officer? I want to go into law, but no neccessarily law school? Is there a job for me?
     
  2. kelith

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    Why not law school? I have practiced law for 28 years now and it is still a lot of fun. My friends who were in JAG tell me that was the best time of their lives.
     
  3. Academy_Questions

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    i actually am considering law school. but that means more tuition $$$, more time, and if through the military, more commitment (which i don't know i can make)

    Honestly, I really want to be a prosecutor
     
  4. flieger83

    flieger83 Super Moderator Moderator

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    Sadly...there are PLENTY of opportunities to be a prosecutor as a military JAG.

    Classmate of mine went the law school route...has been both defense counsel and prosecutor...and is now doing the judge thing.

    He LOVES it! Saw him at a reunion...said he could make a LOT more money outside but was loving what he was doing so would go to 30 years.

    Nice to see people happy in their careers! :thumb:

    Steve
    USAFA ALO
    USAFA '83
     

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