Kim kardashian is that much closer to becoming a lawyer.
The reality TV star, 41, passed the California freshman law student exam, known as the “baby bar,” she announcement Monday on social networks. The fire girl Robert Kardashian (knownFor his work as defense counsel for OJ Simpson) has expressed in recent years his desire to honor his father and to be able to advocate more on criminal justice issues.
âLooking in the mirror I’m really proud of the woman looking back today in the reflection,â Kardashian captioned an Instagram photo series of herself looking in the mirror. “For anyone unfamiliar with my background in law school, please know that it was not easy or has been entrusted to me.”
She added: âI know my dad would be so proud and he would actually be so shocked to know that this is my way now, but he would have been my best study partner. I was told he was known for making fun of people who didn’t pass their first attempt like he did, but he would have been my greatest cheerleader! “
“I’m not doing it for publicity”:Kim Kardashian West explains her “Justice Project”, a law school
Kardashian said she had failed the exam three times in two years – including once earlier this year after testing positive for COVID and having a 104-degree fever – although she “did not do so. ‘apologies’.
“I got up every time and studied harder and tried again until I did,” she added, pointing to “10 hour days, four daily zooms. hours “and” week-to-week “practice tests with faculty from BarBri, a bar preparation and legal exam company.
Kardashian is studying law without attending a traditional state-accredited law school, which means she had to pass the baby bar, which is the equivalent of completing a year of law school, according to the California State Bar. She will continue to study before taking the California bar exam, which, if successful, would make her an official lawyer.
“The best lawyers told me it was a near impossible and more difficult trip than the traditional law school route, but it was my only option and I feel so so good to be here and on the on track to achieve my goals, âshe said. said, expressing gratitude to those who helped her along the way, including the host of CNN Van Jones.
âUltimately never give up, even when you hold onto a thread you can do it !!!!! Put your mind in it and do it because it’s so good once you are on the other side !”
Two years ago, Kardashian shared the intention to become a lawyer. Since then, she has pushed for criminal justice reform, highlighting specific cases that she and other advocates believe are wrongful convictions. She visited the White House last year to meet with then President Donald Trump as well as three women whose prison sentences he recently commuted. And in the series finale of “Keeping up with the Kardashians” Earlier this year, the star said she hoped to one day create “a really successful (law) firm.”
“It can be exhausting, frustrating, but I know we can make a difference, so not all the critics in the world are going to dissuade me from what I want to do,” West told reporters at the Television Critics Association of the Year. last, promoting her documentary Oxygen, “Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project.”
âI’m very used to criticism so nothing really bothers me. I’m one of those non-human souls who can really handle it. However, I stay really focused on the cases and the people and I’m extremely compassionate.
âNo, I’m not doing it for publicity,â she continued. “I really care and spend 20 hours a week away from my family and kids (for it).”
West said becoming a mother inspired her to start working on criminal justice reform.
âI am raising four black children who could face a situation like any of the people I help,â she said. “Just knowing that I can make a difference in the lives of my kids and (others) by helping fix a broken system is so empowering for me.”
Contribution: Kelly Lawler