Kim Kardashian Is Training To Be A Lawyer

Kim Kardashian has unveiled her surprising plans for a career change to become a lawyer in 2022.

During her interview with Vogue, of which she appears on the cover, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star dropped a major bombshell over where her career was headed.

She has secretly been studying to become a lawyer for over a year, and is doing a four year-long apprenticeship at a law firm in San Francisco instead of going to law school.

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Kim is setting her goal to take the bar in 2022. "I had to think long and hard about this," she said of her career decision.

While she won't be studying at law school, it will by no means be easy for Kim to hit her target of becoming a lawyer.

Alongside her supervising attorney, the mum-of-three (soon to be four) will need to be submitting semi-annual progress reports to the California Bar Association, pass a number of exams, and be spending a minimum of 18 hours a week for at least 48 weeks studying at the law firm. And that's just for one year of study.

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Credit: PA Images

She'll also need to pass all four years and get a positive moral character determination, plus even more exams - just like all other budding US lawyers have to.

Kim says her potential law career was inspired mostly by her work to help free Alice Marie Johnson from jail last year. She met with the US President, Donald Trump, as part of her campaign

"The White House called me to advise to help change the system of clemency, and I'm sitting in the Roosevelt Room with, like, a judge who had sentenced criminals and a lot of really powerful people and I just sat there, like, Oh, sh*t. I need to know more," recalled Kim. "I would say what I had to say, about the human side and why this is so unfair."

The reality star continued: "But I had attorneys with me who could back that up with all the facts of the case. It's never one person who gets things done; it's always a collective of people, and I've always known my role, but I just felt like I wanted to be able to fight for people who have paid their dues to society.

"I just felt like the system could be so different, and I wanted to fight to fix it, and if I knew more, I could do more."

Impressive stuff.

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