The Law School Grad in Your Life Will Love These Thoughtful Gift Ideas
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Becoming a lawyer is no easy feat. Obtaining a Juris Doctor degree takes an immense amount of dedication, not to mention time and money. That doesn’t even take into account the impending (dreaded) 2-day bar exam. So if you have a lawyer in your life, you know just how far they’ve come. Graduating from law school is a time for a major celebration, and there’s no better way to acknowledge this achievement than with a thoughtful gift. What makes a good law school graduation gift? Well, the best law school graduation gifts tend to be practical, personal, and professional. But if you need some gift ideas, we’ve got you covered.
From self-heating coffee mugs to monogrammed stationary, there are tons of lawyer-worthy gift ideas out there, whether you’re looking for some inexpensive graduation gift ideas or something a little pricier that your grad is sure to treasure. No matter your budget (or the type of law the recent grad is thinking of pursuing), these gift ideas are sure to be ruled a success. Read on for our list of the 30 best gifts for those soon-to-be lawyers in your life, and be sure to accompany your present with a heartfelt graduation card as well.
Home Office Lap Desk
A law school grad can work in comfort from just about anywhere with this cushioned lap desk, which features a phone holder and a ledge to keep all their devices in place (not to mention thousands of five-star reviews).
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Socks
Say what you will about socks, but they make an awesome gift — especially when they come printed all over with the legendary RBG.
Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager
The legal profession can be a pain in the neck, but you can help your recipient relieve that pain with this compact pillow massager, which straps right onto the back of any chair or seat and boasts thousands of five-star reviews.
Classic Mouse Pad
Made with full grain leather and available in several different colors, this sleek mouse pad will give any desk a boost of sophistication (especially if you opt to get it personalized with your recipient's initials).
Smart Reusable Notebook
An eco-conscious law student or lawyer will certainly appreciate this smart notebook, which transfers handwritten notes to the cloud before the pages are wiped clean for repeated use.
Fit Pro True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds
Lawyers to be will love these Beats wireless ear buds because they are perfect for listening to their favorite tunes while poring over briefs, law books, and more.
Rise & GRND Coffee Blend
Start the daily grind with freshly ground coffee from BLK & Bold. This pack of two, 12 oz. bags of the medium roast "RISE & GRND" blend features smooth, nutty notes of caramel and lemon.
Temperature Control Smart Mug 2
While definitely a splurge, your favorite law school grad will get tons of use out of this app-controlled mug, which will keep their cuppa between 120°F and 145°F at all times.
Faux Crocodile 13" MacBook Pro with TouchBar Case
This chic laptop cover for a 13" MacBook Pro will give off a polished look. In addition to the black case pictured, it comes in a ton of other colors, including caramel, navy, lavender, and charcoal.
Daily Harvest Gift Card
Help your recent law grad fuel his or her body with healthy food for the busy day ahead. This gift card for Daily Harvest food delivery will have them choosing from veggie flatbreads, wholesome stews, vitamin-packed smoothies, and more.
This easy-care plant can tolerate low indirect light and only needs to be watered every 2-3 weeks — making it the perfect choice for both beginner plant owners and busy new lawyers.
The Constitution of the United States of America: The Declaration of Independence, The Bill of Rights
They might have studied The Constitution and The Bill of Rights in law school, but do they actually have a copy of them? Gift them this leather-bound copy for their office.
Scales of Justice Tie Clip
Keep their tie in place with this silver tie clip featuring the scales of justice, so they look sharp in and out of court.
Scales of Justice Personalized Notecards
Every law school grad needs monogrammed stationary. Gift them these personalized note cards that can be used for thank you cards and more.
Tears of Opposing Counsel Mug
Even future lawyers can appreciate a good gag mug, whether it holds their pens or coffee.
See You Later Litigator Glass
Serve up a celebratory drink in a glass that is sure to put a smile on the law school grad's face.
Funny Lawyer Candle
Grads can light this candle when they're feeling the stress of an impending case. The tongue-in-cheek name combined with the light lavender scent will be a breath of fresh air in their busy day.
Available as individual $18 coasters or as a set of four, each of these marble coasters showcases a different document (the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Civil Rights Act) and is sure to delight any legal geek.
Wooden Gavel and Block
Order in the court or right in the office with this wooden gavel and block. Your new grad will love testing out his or her judging potential with this fun gift.
RBG Catch All Bag
This RBG bag is perfect for storing pens, pencils, or anything else a new lawyer might need in a pinch.
This esquire t-shirt comes in ten different colors and is perfect for graduates who want the world to know their new suffix.
'New Yorker Book of Lawyer Cartoons'
Swap your average lawyer jokes for something a little more sophisticated with this hard-cover book featuring lawyer cartoons from The New Yorker.
Laptop Sleeve Case
Perfect for toting to the office, this sleek laptop bag is stylish and functional, with a padded laptop compartment, an additional mesh pocket for storage, and plenty of size and color options.
'Haikus for Lawyers'
"Haikus for Lawyers - Read it soon, it will give your practice - a big boon." They can read these short but sweet poems to put a bit of humor in their billable day.
Personalized Monogrammed Notepad
Every lawyer needs some sort of personalized stationery to level up their communication game. Get started with this monogrammed notepad.
Women in Law Sweatshirt
Show them that the future is female with this Women in Law sweatshirt. Available in four colors and extended sizes.
Scales of Justice 3D Personalized Crystal Sculpture
This crystal 3D paperweight keeps papers in place and looks good doing it. Featuring the scales of justice and your graduate's name, it's a catchy eyepiece for any desk.
This monogrammed valet gives them a place for their keys, wallet, watch, jewelry, and more. Once they're home, everything goes into this handsome leather caddy so that they keep organized even on the busiest of days.
Give a lawyer's chair the extra lumbar support it needs with this comfy back cushion, which is molded to perfectly fit the contour of the lower back and includes a strap to keep it in place.
Apple Air Tag
Help them keep track of important items with an Apple Air Tag. A simple one-tap setup pairs it with an iPhone or computer so they can find things when they need them.
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