FC: Lawyer Career By:Tykeem B-W
1: Lawyer career By:Tykeem B-W
2: Job Description Lawyers are to conduct research and analysis of legal problems to prepare and file legal documents such as lawsuits, appeals wills contracts and deeds. Also they interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals.The one thing they are suppose to do is advise and represent clients and others in the courtroom.
3: Lawyers work long hours for all levels of government because of all legal issues all around the United States to serve justice
4: How to Qualify Becoming a lawyer usually takes 7 years after high school of full time study or 4 to 3 years of law school. Courses in English, public speaking, government, history, economics and mathematics are useful for a entry into law schools but in most of them you must have a bachelor's degree. Also many law schools require you to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) a test measures the study of law. | Other Qualifications Law students often get practical experience by participating in school sponsored legal clinics in moot court competitions, practice trials under supervision experienced lawyers and judges, also through research and writing on legal issues for a school's law journals
6: Salary The median wage of lawyers are $112,720 at which half the workers in occupation earned half less or even lesser. The lowest 10% earned less than $54,130 and top 10% earned more than $166,400.
7: Benefits Some benefits are that lawyers who own their practices usually own less than those who are in partners in law firms and mostly all lawyers make good money and work long hours.
8: Job Outlook Legal services are needed everywhere in many areas. The competition though will be strong because more students are graduating each year so there are jobs to be available. The service allows companies to hire lawyers when needed and permits for lawyers to develop practical skills.
10: Advantages A advantage is that legal work of all levels of government will need legal services in many areas. Another is that lawyers will continue to be needed in federal government to defend civil cases for the united states and collect money owed to federal government. So budgetary constraint at all levels of government will moderate employment growth. | Disadvantages A disadvantage is that these job opportunities are typically affected by cyclical swings in the economy which that if your business does not improve your business will restrict your profits budgets. Also since the competition is strong that a law graduate's work experience are becoming more important that now to be licensed in another state, a lawyer may have to take another state bar examination