Contemplating Careers: Attorney

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      [Contemplating Careers: Attorney]

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      JEFF MASON: My name's Jeff Mason.And I am a law clerk-- an appellate lawclerk-- on the Colorado court of appeals.Well, I became interested in the law at an early age.My dad was a cop growing up, so I grew up on cop storiesand probably still get my fair share of cop stories.And so that's what interested me in getting

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      JEFF MASON [continued]: my bachelor's degree in criminal justice, in criminology.And then I went on to get a master's degree.And it was really during my undergraduate studiesthat I developed an interest in writing, and specificallyin persuasive writing.I really found that I enjoyed and began

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      JEFF MASON [continued]: to excel at writing and trying to persuade an audienceto adopt my viewpoints.And so I'm not entirely sure how ithappened that I decided that, based on those interests,that I might do well in a legal career.

Contemplating Careers: Attorney

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Jeffrey Mason is an appellate law clerk in Colorado. He describes how his affinity for police stories and an interest in creative writing shaped his career path.

Contemplating Careers: Attorney

Jeffrey Mason is an appellate law clerk in Colorado. He describes how his affinity for police stories and an interest in creative writing shaped his career path.

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