Law grad, age 19, could become youngest lawyer in modern Alabama history

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Seth Harding is working as a law clerk at the Beasley Allen Law Firm in its Montgomery, Alabama, office and studying for the state bar.

Harding is only 19 years old. If he passes, he will be the youngest lawyer in modern Alabama history, WSFA reports.

Harding graduated in the spring from the University of Alabama’s law school. When he receives his law license, he plans to become a staff attorney, doing the best job that he can to serve his clients.

“If you look in the history of the U.S. a lot of our leaders started in the legal field and then moved up through there,” Harding told WSFA. “And that’s the plan. To be the best lawyer I can be and be the best person I can be.”

Harding credits his parents, his family and his faith in God for his achievements.

“Make the purpose of your life fulfilling [God’s] purpose in your life, and you will live a fantastic one,” he told WSFA.

Harding was home-schooled, along with his nine other siblings. All but one started college by age 12. The other is only age 10, and she is preparing for the ACT.

One of Seth’s sisters, 17-year-old Katrinnah, is also pursing a law degree. She is a second-year law school student at Faulkner University.

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