Kim Kardashian says she "aced" the torts exam as she works to become a lawyer
Last week, reality TV star and Kanye West tolerator Kim Kardashian revealed that she is studying to become a lawyer. Instead of going to law school, she's doing a four-year apprenticeship at a law firm, which is allowed in four US states: California, Virginia, Vermont and Washington. In order to receive credit for one year of study, she needs to study law for at least 18 hours a week at a firm and submit progress reports to the California Bar Association.
Like other prospective lawyers, Kim will have to pass the First-Year Law Student's Exam, the bar exam and the Multi-state Professional Responsibility Examination, just to name a few difficult requirements. But she's already off to a great start. One day after telling her Instagram followers she was studying for the torts exam, she revealed that she aced it.
"Aced my test btw," Kim tweeted on Wednesday, alongside emojis of a balance scale, pencils and books. of law-related emojis. In the replies, her followers sent congratulations, and one person shared a hilarious image of Kim Photoshopped onto the Legally Blonde poster.
Yesterday the 38-year-old businesswoman shared a photo of her studying with her mentors, and wrote a lengthy caption about her journey.
"Last year I registered with the California State Bar to study law. For the next 4 years, a minimum of 18 hours a week is required, I will take written and multiple choice tests monthly. As my first year is almost coming to an end I am preparing for the baby bar, a mini version of the bar, which is required when studying law this way...
"It’s true I did not finish college. You need 60 college credits (I had 75) to take part in 'reading the law', which is an in office law school being apprenticed by lawyers. For anyone assuming this is the easy way out, it’s not. My weekends are spent away from my kids while I read and study. I work all day, put my kids to bed and spend my nights studying. There are times I feel overwhelmed and when I feel like I can’t do it but I get the pep talks I need from the people around me supporting me...
"It’s never too late to follow your dreams. I want to thank Van Jones for believing in me and introducing me to Jessica Jackson. Jessica along with Erin Haney have taken on the role of my mentors and I am forever grateful to them both putting in so much time with me, believing in me and supporting me through this journey. This week I have a big torts essay due on negligence. Wish me luck."
In the May issue of Vogue, Kim revealed that she felt inspired to become a lawyer after helping pardon Alice Marie Johnson, a great-grandmother sentenced to life in prison for a non-violent first-time drug offense.