Law Careers

Click on an image to find out more about our accomplished alumni working in legal fields.

What does it take to enter and succeed in law school?

The qualities needed for a successful legal career are attention to detail, thoroughness of preparation, integrity and high ethical standards.
Other important abilities include:

Skill in applying applicable law to the facts of each case.
A good vocabulary.
Sound reasoning skills.
The ability to understand complex written material, as well as to write clearly and concisely.
A good memory.
The ability to communicate well orally. It's also important to be able to listen well

— Legal Careers, a publication of the Division for Public Education of the
American Bar Association

How to prepare for a career in law? Attend a liberal arts institution.

Meet just a few of the St. Lawrence graduates who are successful attorneys or business executives who have a legal education.

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