The reality star began a four year long apprenticeship at a San Francisco law firm last summer. One person actually said I should "stay in my lane". "The state bar doesn't care who you are". You can create your own lanes, just as I am.
Kim, 38, took to Instagram to share a photo of herself studying with her two attorney mentors, Jessica Jackson and Erin Haney.
The "route" Kardashian referred to in the caption is the process of taking the bar exam without a degree. "Everyone apprenticed with a lawyer or judge, and even after colleges began offering law courses, many still chose apprenticeship, including no less a figure than Abraham Lincoln". This way of becoming a lawyer is called, "reading the law".
She hasn't finished college, but she doesn't have to under the reading law program, according to Vogue. "You need 60 college credits (I had 75) to take part in "reading the law", which is an [sic] in office law school being apprenticed by lawyers".
"For anyone assuming this is the easy way out, it's not".
'I've seen some comments from people who are saying it's my privilege or my money that got me here, but that's not the case. My weekends are spent away from my kids while I read and study.
Kardashian West admitted to feeling "overwhelmed" at times but said she gets "the pep talks I need from the people around me supporting me".
"I changed my number a year ago and disconnected from everyone because I have made this strict commitment to follow a dream of mine", she said.
Then Kardashian said that she took the drastic step to change her phone number to be able to focus on studying the law.
Kardashian helped Alice Marie Johnson, a woman who had been in prison on a nonviolent drug charge since 1996, get free after learning about her case when a friend shared a video about it on Twitter.
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star also took a moment to thank author and CNN commentator Van Jones.
'I just felt like I wanted to be able to fight for people who have paid their dues to society, ' she told Vogue.
"I couldn't be more proud of you, sister", commented Kourtney Kardashian, 39.
"I love to be put in a situation where I can have a conversation with someone who might not be inclined to think much of me", she said. To me, torts is the most confusing, contracts the most boring, and crim law I can do in my sleep. "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".
Her experience at the White House and "seeing a really good result" with Johnson made Kardashian want to become a lawyer.