- A social media user, Bernice Hodge, has achieved her dream after passing the bar exam to become a criminal lawyer
- In a LinkedIn post, she recounted that it took her 495 hours of studying for the bar and two days of sitting for the bar
- Hodge has motivated scores of social media users with her achievement as they celebrated her with congratulatory messages
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After three years of law school, Bernice Hodge, Esq, has made herself proud by clocking a laudable milestone as she becomes a lawyer.
The young lady celebrated the achievement and significant stage in her life as she recalled the journey.
Besides committing years to her studies in law school, Hodge recounted that she put in 495 hours of swotting for the bar. And, it has paid off, according to a LinkedIn post.
The journey faced by Hodge to get to where she is today
''After three years of law school, 495 hours of studying for the bar (yes, I counted lol), and two days of sitting for the bar. I am a lawyer,'' she said.
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Hodge, who studied criminal law, indicated that she did not achieve the milestone on a silver platter:
''I have come a long way to make it here, and I have to thank God that I made it here! Today, I’m joining the 2% of black women attorneys in the U.S. baby,'' she added.
Hodge's account has inspired internet surfers, gaining more than 65 000 reactions and over 6 000 comments. Briefly News compiled some of the compliments below:
Social media users fill the comments section with well-wishes
Michelle Lee wrote:
''You go girl! Congratulations sister.''
Tonia Spight-Sokoya said:
''Outstanding!! Congratulations, Bernice!! Continous blessings and wishes to you!! All the Best in all your endeavors!''
Wendy Fletcher commented:
''Congratulations to you Bernice! May you continue to achieve every goal you set for yourself!'
Jorie Jones said:
''Congratulations! That’s awesome! Hard work pays off!''
Legal eagle: Woman brags about law win, Mzansi praises young lawyer
In other news about women in law, Briefly News previously reported that a Middleburg woman took to social media to excitedly tell users that she had won a big case and they could not be happier.
The gorgeous woman shared two stunning photos of herself and Mzansi has praised her hard work. Lovely lass @NoluNdabezitha shared the following on the popular application accompanied by the two images:
“The Defence. Accused found not guilty #LadyInLaw.”
Peeps were quick to congratulate her with many wanting to know if she could help them complete their articles and also asked for legal advice
Source: Briefly News