Regardless of whether you are walking the halls of a law school, a firm, or networking at a bar event, as a new attorney one question remains the same: “Are you happy?” For the last few years, the legal market has been tough, and more young attorneys are finding themselves questioning their decision to go into law school or are they?
There are several people looking for a good lawyer, so have you considered lawyer employment? The law field is quite diverse, and includes an array of lawyers at different levels of courts. If you have excellent communication and argumentation skills, then you should definitely consider working as a lawyer.
The law may not be consistent but the need for lawyers continues to remain steady. One specialty of the law that continues to attract new talent is that of employment law. Employment law focus on issues directly related to employees and employers. These attorneys consult with workers, employers and unions; ensuring equality in the workplace by informing of rights and duties under local, state and federal laws. Typical issues addressed by employment lawyers are diversive and include workplace harassment, safety concerns, immigration employment, age discrimination and wrongful termination claims. Consulting with employees, these attorneys also draft employee handbooks, write employment contracts, prepare safety manuals and deal with wage and pension issues.