Today, we are having our first ever full episode focused on lawyers. Our friend and lawyer, Chris Avery, joins Dr. Jim Dahle to discuss education costs and processes for legal professionals, when and why what school you go to matters, what bimodal pay is and what it has to do with lawyers, what lawyers typically make, if there really is a difference with lawyer vs. doctor finance, and so much more.

Chris Avery explained that attorneys typically undergo a standard educational path consisting of a four-year undergraduate degree followed by three years of law school. During law school, internships or clerkships are common, providing practical experience within the legal field. Once you graduate, the majority of lawyers enter law firms with around 50% joining smaller firms comprising fewer than 10-20 attorneys. The first year after law school is crucial for gaining practical skills and experience. Chris said that, like

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