Legal Jobs
Legal jobs require different skills, experience, qualifications and interests. The following jobs fall under this category:

A lawyer is can work on different cases including civil and criminal lawsuits. One day a lawyer might be presenting the client in the courtroom and the next day he might be helping people finalize a divorce. The next day he could be advising people on legal issues or drawing up a will. The salaries of a lawyer can also vary according to the job and practice.

A lawyer has to advise their client about their legal situation. He is involved in an individual case or in cases involving companies. He might work on individual proceedings, small disputes behind closed doors, or on various court proceedings. However, a lawyer has to make sure that he represents the best interest of his clients. A lawyer cannot slack in the courtroom, and he has to go wherever he is needed.

If you wish to have a career in the law, but you do not want to take the center stage in the courtroom, you can consider a career as a legal secretary. Each barrister chamber, financial company and law firm need a legal secretary so that the office can run well. Working in this supporting role can be very demanding and it is a job that requires someone who is responsible. However, the job can be a great one and can involve interesting and challenging tasks. The main job of a legal secretary involves giving administrative and secretarial support to legal executives and lawyers.

If you wish, you can also work as a legal accountant, a legal cashier, or a bookkeeper. However, regardless of the names you will be given, you will be doing the same job. When you work as a legal accountant, you will be chosen just like a regular accountant and you will be trained like an accountant with legal knowledge. Your job will include billing the clients, paying the clients, banking, making account transfers, making bank reconciliations, making data entries, and filing the financial report for the management. You will also have to prepare the profit and loss reports for annual accounts.

Another type of legal job is an investigator. A claim investigator has the job of sorting out real claimants from fraudsters. The person will have to work with the insurance companies and will be the one to decide whether money is paid on claims or not. This person also has also to determine the liability level and can negotiate the price when the payout has been decided on.
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Company
Abelson Legal Search
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Location
Philadelphia PA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30,15
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One of the region's highly regarded, mid-sized law firms is offering attractive terms to a partner-level attorney with demonstrated expertise in the area of employee benefits/ERISA law.  An LL.M. or other advanced degree would be a plus.  This is a particularly appealing opening, as the firm has work needing to be done, so portable business is not required.  PA and/or NJ bar required.  Both would be a significant plus. This is a firm with a reputation for the highest qu...
SPONSOREDJOB
Company
Abelson Legal Search
Experience
Location
Baltimore MD, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30,15
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Recruiter
The highly regarded and very successful Maryland office of this nationally-recognized law firm is offering attractive terms to partners with a solid book of portable business.  This is a firm where partners make real money.  The attorneys we know who have moved there have been absolutely delighted.    There is real collegiality here.  People like and respect each other and provide important support, in addition to the firm's significant marketing, cross-marketing and ...
SPONSOREDJOB
Company
Abelson Legal Search
Experience
15-20 yrs required
Location
Philadelphia PA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30,15
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This great law firm with strong offices in both PA and NJ is eager to add an experienced (15-25 years) real estate attorney with a solid book of portable business.  The right candidate will be licensed in both PA and NJ, but can work in whichever state is more convenient.   This firm has a highly successful business model and terrific marketing support.  If you know you can make more of your practice and want to do so in collegial atmosphere that is the mark of mutual r...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Milwaukee WI, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Tax Manager - Global Compliance and Reporting Duties: Provide timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations. Build client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client business. Help to develop and guide staff and other junior tax professionals by providing effective performance feedback and ensuring team responsibilities are consistent with skills and developmental goals. Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on tre...
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In-House
Experience
Location
Atlanta GA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Intern Tax SALT Summer 2015 Duties: Assist clients in tax planning for businesses, including identifying and developing tax savings opportunities (income/franchise, payroll/unemployment, sales/use) that arise from legal entity changes and in designing specific plans to help a business address its state and local tax matters. Analyze the state and local tax ramifications of various transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; or assisting clients with identifying and...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 2 yrs required
Location
Chicago IL, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Tax Senior - International Tax Duties: Contribute to client satisfaction by providing clients with quality, timely and responsive services and work products. Supervise the work of Staff professionals. Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts. Discuss moderately complex tax issues with the engagement team and client management. Keep informed of current tax developments and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations. Thoroughly and accura...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Kansas City MO, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Tax Manager - Global Compliance and Reporting Duties: Provide timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations. Build client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client business. Help to develop and guide staff and other junior tax professionals by providing effective performance feedback and ensuring team responsibilities are consistent with skills and developmental goals. Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on tre...
Company
In-House
Experience
Location
Cleveland OH, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Associate Federal Tax Winter 2016 Duties: Perform tax-related tasks including tax compliance and advisory services to a variety of clients including partnerships, corporations and S-corporations, from Fortune 100 to emerging businesses. Participate in a full spectrum of assignments and receive hands-on experience in a collegial environment. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop and sustain excellent client relationships. Keep up-to-date on current tax prac...
Company
In-House
Experience
Location
Nashville TN, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Intern SALT Winter 2015 Duties: Assist clients in tax planning for businesses, including identifying and developing tax savings opportunities (income/franchise, payroll/unemployment, sales/use) that arise from legal entity changes and in designing specific plans to help a business address its state and local tax matters. Analyze the state and local tax ramifications of various transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; or assisting clients with identifying and neg...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Waco TX, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Employer
Sales Executive (Small Law Firms) Duties: Responsible for retaining and growing their existing account base and acquiring new accounts within their area of responsibility. Draws on their high level of initiative and ability to apply strong business acumen to conduct a thorough needs analysis within their accounts. Develop trust, demonstrate their credibility with all account stakeholders through their knowledge of products, and services and acquired knowledge of the lega...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 2 yrs required
Location
Indianapolis IN, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Employer
Tax Senior - Global Compliance and Reporting Duties: Contribute to client satisfaction by providing clients with quality, timely and responsive services and work products. Supervise the work of Staff professionals. Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts. Discuss moderately complex tax issues with the engagement team and client management. Keep informed of current tax developments and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations. Thoroug...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 6 yrs required
Location
New York City NY, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Associate Counsel Duties: Function as a legal and business affairs counsel for venture Properties and Media Ventures, advising various internal clients and reporting to the Associate Vice President. Providing legal support for a variety of NBA and related business units, including: Global Media Distribution, Digital Media & Social Media, Broadcasting, Marketing, Content and NBA Digital (NBA's joint digital venture with Turner). Drafting and assisting with the negotiation...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Chicago IL, USA
Posted Date
Jan 30, 15
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Employer
Tax Manager - Transfer Pricing Duties: Demonstrate an understanding of complex transfer pricing concepts and effectively apply economic/financial knowledge to client situations. Develop and deliver quality transfer pricing and economic ideas with timely and responsive services/work products. Identify transfer pricing opportunities. Prepare documentation, participate in advanced pricing agreements (APAs), defend transfer pricing in audits, work in the valuation of intangi...
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