I Like Being a Lawyer

Texas Lawyer


Editor's note: Billable hours. Demanding bosses and clients. Student loans. A lack of civility. We all know the cons of being a lawyer, but what are the pros? Texas Lawyer asked lawyers across the state to tell us the top five reasons they like being lawyers. Texas Lawyer will run the "I Like Being a Lawyer" column periodically in the newspaper's "Out of Order" section. Contributors emailed their lists, which have been edited for length and style.

Jack Carroll - solo - Houston

Top 5 Reasons I Like Being a Texas Lawyer:

1. I like the "action" in criminal law.

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