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The 28 Best Law School Graduation Gifts to Celebrate the New Lawyer in Your Life

Some are funny, some are personalized, but all of these ideas will win over your J.D.

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etsy, markandgraham

After the countless exams, endless pages of readings and passing the bar exam, it’s time to celebrate the law student in your life with a congratulatory gift! When the books close and the graduation party comes along, you’ll need a present that is perfect for the next chapter in their life as they go on to defend the constitution every day.

To fully equip these law graduates when they start their job as a lawyer, paralegal, clerk, attorney or whichever legal profession they choose, we are sharing our favorite law school graduation gifts that we think they will truly appreciate. From practical gifts that will make their lives easier after long days of work to personalized lawyer swag to awesome tech gifts and more, there is no shortage of law school graduation gifts for the new grad. We have even included gifts for those who will be working from home instead of the office or courthouse. While you may be scrambling to find the perfect law school gift to go with the graduation card you wrote, we made sure to include a range of price points to give you ample options. So, if you find yourself scratching your head not knowing what to give these graduates, look no further because we have you covered.

Cross
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Luxe Pick from Parents
Engraved Cross Ballpoint Pen
Cross

High-quality ballpoint pens feel and write like luxury, making them a no-brainer gift for the new lawyer in your life ... especially knowing all of the paperwork that lies ahead of them. You can even engrave it with their name or initials. "It's a great weight, writes very smooth and the clip is tight," an Amazon review stated.

pencilsandcharm
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Unique Idea That'll Get a Laugh
Legal Pencil Set

The all-too-appropriate expressions on these matte black pencils are as witty as they are cute. Because even the most serious lawyers could use a laugh every now and again.

Amazon
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Perfect for Your Son or Boyfriend
Scales of Justice Dress Socks
Alynn

Shh, it's their little secret: Even when they're defending someone in court, they can still show off their personality with these work-appropriate socks, available in navy or light blue.

Reaction Kenneth Cole
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The Bag for Going Back and Forth to the Courthouse
Risky Business Messenger Bag
Kenneth Cole Reaction
Now 14% off

When it comes to the law, organization is the name of the game. Help keep all of their documents neat and tidy with this leather over-the-shoulder bag, complete with tons of pockets and compartments to store all of his work materials. According to an Amazon review, "This bag can be used as a heavy duty business or laptop bag. I regularly carry my 16 in. laptop in this bag...with several other documents."

Etsy
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Wine Bottle Label Stickers
BigDotOfHappiness

Dress up to four bottles of wine with these peel-and-stick labels tailored toward recent law school grads with phrases like "will give legal advice for wine" and "the verdict is in."

Uncommon Goods
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Whiskey Glasses for Law Grads
Founding Fathers Whiskey Glasses

But if they prefer to enjoy their drinks on the rocks, then gift them a whiskey glass etched with a Founding Father's personal seal, signature and a quote. Since there's a chance that they'll enjoy a nightcap colleagues, outfit their bar cart with a few glasses and a bottle of their favorite liquor.

Etsy
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The Portfolio Case for Lawyers
Leather and Canvas Portfolio
VitalSignsNW

This personalized portfolio keeps all of their notes, contracts and court documents protected while also giving them ample opportunity to show off their new title.

Crate and Barrel
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The Long Stem Wine Glass from Scandal
Olivia Pope Wine Glasses
Crate and Barrel

The lawyer in your life can channel their inner Olivia Pope with these elegant long-stemmed wine glasses, which Kerry Washington's character regularly used in Scandal. Consider it handled.

Amazon
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Cheese Board & Charcuterie Platter
DRAGONN
Now 12% off

By now, they've accepted that some dinners merely consists of wine and cheese — and that's totally fine, as long as they have this tiered wooden platter to put it all on display.

Blue Bottle Coffee
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For the Law Grad Who Loves Coffee
Blue Bottle Custom Coffee Subscription

When in need of a pick-me-up, this Blue Bottle Coffee subscription will be super handy and delicious. This custom coffee subscription earned top marks in a taste test by the Good Housekeeping Institute.

RELATED: The Best Coffee Subscription Boxes

Amazon
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Apple AirPods Pro
Apple
Now 30% off

An absolute must for the lawyer who will be taking back-to-back calls and attending virtual meetings. The AirPods Pro have a customizable fit and are noise cancelling — perfect for when needing to focus on getting work done.

LapGear
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Lap Desk for Laptop
LapGear

When not at the office, this lap desk makes working from home easy and comfortable. You can conveniently set up your laptop, mouse and phone for a productive day of work.

Ember
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Expensive Gift That's Worth It
Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
Ember

Keep coffee nice and steamy while the lawyer in your life works through piles of paperwork. You can get a full 80 mins of charge without the coaster and can conveniently control from the app.

Cicy Bell
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Women's Black Blazer
Cicy Bell

If your law friend needs a closet refresh when they start their new job, make sure they have a powerful blazer for the ultimate professional look.

Rocketbook
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Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook
Rocketbook
Now 22% off

Get a notebook that can be used over and over again. This notebook is perfect for the lawyer who has to write down everything and wants to neatly store these pages away digitally. According to an Amazon review, "It’s perfect for taking notes at work and erasing them when done."

TheGrayLabel
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Never Let Her Forget What She's Accomplished
Golden Lawyer's Keychain

This quote from the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg is indeed a nice reminder that a woman most-definitely belongs in the courtroom!

ArtbyJilleun
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Funny Law School Graduation Card
Legally Blonde Graduation Card
ArtbyJilleun

If you are trying to find the perfect law school graduation card for your friend, this reference from Legally Blonde will surely give them have a laugh.

zazzle
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Dark Navy Custom Initials Lawyer Tie
zazzle

Dress the part with this navy blue tie that has the scales of justice on it as a nod to the legal system.

Asakuki
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Essential Oil Diffuser
ASAKUKI
Now 24% off

It's easy to get caught up in a never-ending cycle of work, but having an essential oil diffuser can help any lawyer unwind after a big day.

Amazon Handmade
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Personalize Their Workspace
Personalized Docking Station
Greta Oto Design

He won't have to comprise style for practicality with this wooden docking station, complete with an engraving of his name or initials. It has a designated spot for all of his workday essentials: his phone, glasses, watch, keys and wallet.

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Amazon
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If They Have a Funny Bone
Funny Lawyer Mug
Beautiful Life Chioce
Now 33% off

Everyone's got questions and your lawyer has all the answers. So, when their client pulls the "I Googled it" card, they can just whip out this mug to show them who the real expert is.

1-800-Flowers
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Works for Him or Her
Congrats Succulents
Lula's Garden

Since they'll be in and out of their office, they need plants that are nearly impossible to kill. Enter this low-maintenance succulent trio, which arrives in a pretty gift box that doubles as a planter.

RELATED: Easy, Hard to Kill Houseplants

Amazon
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Inspiring Read for All Law School Grads
My Own Words: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Simon & Schuster
Now 41% off

As she's about to embark on her next chapter, remind her of the person who inspired it all: the Notorious RBG. Here, the late Supreme Court justice offers a glimpse into her life in the courtroom and beyond.

Etsy
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Looks More Expensive Than It Is
Personalized Leather Cufflinks
KingsleyLeather

Stamp his initials on these leather cufflinks to complete his business look. They're also available in black or antique tan, if that's a better fit for his most-worn color palette.

Mark & Graham
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Fillmore Vegan Leather Laptop Sleeve

When they tote their laptop from one conference room to the next, they can stow it away in this leather case to keep it protected from bumps, spills and falls. For an extra $12.50, add their monogram (up to three letters) in a variety of colors and styles.

Etsy
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Legally Blonde Crewneck Sweatshirt
PinkSundaysStudio

Your very own Elle Woods will get a laugh each and every time she throws on this sweatshirt. It's funny because it's true.

Uncommon Goods
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Shattered Glass Ceiling Paperweight
UncommonGoods

The cracks in this glass paperweight symbolize all the barriers she's broken to get to where she is today. Plus, it's a way to pay tribute to all of the incredible women who came before her.

Nordstrom
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Special Necklace to Commemorate Graduation
Elisa Birthstone Pendant Necklace
KENDRA SCOTT

Pick from 12 pendant colors until you find something that'll match her day-to-day style. If she prefers something more understated, consider the filigree designs.

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