The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the average lawyer earns more than $120,000 a year; that’s close to $60 an hour! While pay is one of the major perks of the job, there are definitely other things you should consider. Check out the video below for insight on trends in the field if this is a career path you’re considering after CofC.
By LaQunya Baker, ’13
LaQunya Baker, ’13 is a graduate of the College of Charleston and the Charlotte School of Law, ’16. She is listed on the National Trail Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 List. Check out her website to learn more about her work and connect with her via LinkedIn or by email.