We have a problem here. The answer is that we likely cannot know, but I think it’s a safe bet to say the lawyers in question are not qualified for their jobs because they do not understand what they are doing. In other words, I believe this lawyer was trying to use his law degree as part of his resume without actually understanding how the law works and why he should be able to use such an important piece of paper…or even having any idea how it could best help him get ahead in life (a little background about the price of Law School: $120k/year).
Now let me play Devil’s Advocate by asking you: If your son or daughter went through these steps and then failed – It would take quite a lot for you to see all that money wasted…unless maybe there were extenuating circumstances like perhaps he had some mental issues which caused him to lose focus on school work…or something along those lines? What if he got himself into trouble with drugs or alcohol during college? If so, wouldn’t you want someone who knows what they are talking about working with your kid? What if he got caught up in gambling at one point and lost all his tuition funds, i.e., immediately after graduating from school? Would you feel confident enough about hiring someone else just based upon their resume alone??? One thing is certain: none of us really know what goes on behind closed doors when parents hire private tutors or