Two of my children decided to go to law school. One just passed the bar exam, and the other is in the third year of law school. This is a letter I just wrote to them offering some of my views on the practice of law. With their permission, I’m sharing it with others:

You are both about to become lawyers. It’s a sobering and exhilarating thought. You suddenly will have thrust upon you real problems from real people who are looking to you for help. While you have accomplished much and the future is bright, there is still a great deal to learn.

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