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A lawyer, also known as an attorney, is a legal professional who advises and represents his or her clients in civil or criminal cases. An attorney can be a general practitioner, or he can be someone who specializes in a certain area such as family, environmental, probate, real estate or criminal law. There are many other lawyer jobs in addition to those mentioned above. Most of the time, attorneys are assisted by paralegals.

If someone wants to become an attorney, they have to attend three years of law school after getting a bachelor's degree at another university. Before this person can start to practice as a lawyer, they will need to be admitted in the bar of their state. They also need to pass the written examination in certain states and may have to do ethics examinations.

A lawyer's job starts when they join a law firm or serve as an attorney in a company. After some years, he may be allowed to be a partner in the law firm. Sometimes lawyers go on to become judges, while others may join the faculty of a law firm. The job of a lawyer may also include representing his clients in the court of law. He has to present evidence on behalf of the client that he is defending in a civil or criminal case. He also has to present the evidence that will prosecute the person who is being charged in a civil or criminal case. He has to interpret the law, make sure regulations are followed properly, and make proper rulings for the clients. He can be involved in preparing documents for different contracts. These include the prenuptial agreement, leases and wills. He can also negotiate the settlement in a civil dispute.

A lawyer also can choose a career in different places. He can work as a civil lawyer who is involved in various disputes. A civil lawyer can work in different cases such as breach of contract, property issues and debt collection. An immigration lawyer is needed in the countries where there is an influx of skilled immigrants. The law often changes on a regular basis in order to restrict the number of the people who enter the country. The lawyer helps a client obtain citizenship. An international lawyer may also deal with different issues that include corporate issues related to international agreement, human rights and government policies. A criminal lawyer is either a criminal defense lawyer or criminal prosecutor. A defense lawyer presents the client who has been accused of committing a criminal offense. A prosecutor lawyer works for the state and he has to show the evidence that the accused is guilty. An environmental lawyer is a person who helps create awareness about ongoing environmental exploitation.
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Oct 30, 14 USA - IA West Des Moines

In-House, Min 10 yrs required
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law. Serves as key lawyer and legal advisor on... all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. Manage a team. Directs the development, measurement and maintenance of production, service and quality standards for legal, special investigation, and subrogation...
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Oct 30, 14 USA - VA Dulles

In-House, Min 8 yrs required
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with the relevant general-law lawyer responsible for the business... segment in which the IP issue arises; be able to positively influence how teams handle a range of IP matters; and integrate easily into teams to create timely solutions to IP...
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Oct 30, 14 USA - WI Waukesha

In-House, Min 15 yrs required
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Corporate lawyer Duties: Drafting, reviewing and... negotiating complex agreements, including sales, service and maintenance agreements, leases, software licenses, reseller and distribution agreements, non-disclosure agreements and various other types of agreements. Communicating and negotiating with clients and vendors. Working on special...
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Oct 29, 14 USA - CA San Jose

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
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Manager The candidate will be supporting the business while minimizing tax expense in a risk controlled manner. Will be working collaboratively as part of a team in a high learning environment, the Tax Manager supports the business on a real...
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Oct 29, 14 USA - CA Berkeley

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
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law experience as a lawyer is required. Should have... ability to write in an authoritative, neutral tone. Ability to translate legal concepts into articles and FAQs that can be easily understood by a consumer audience is needed. Legal experience is...
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Oct 29, 14 USA - CT North Haven

In-House, Min 3 yrs required
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ATTORNEY Seeking a technically-capable lawyer to be responsible for... our intellectual property, contractual and corporate legal interests; We look to this individual to join our management team in building and expanding a highly capable and innovative company whose new products...
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Oct 29, 14 USA - CA Berkeley

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
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law experience as a lawyer is required. Should have... ability to write in an authoritative, neutral tone. Ability to translate legal concepts into articles and FAQs that can be easily understood by a consumer audience is needed. Legal experience is...
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Oct 29, 14 USA - CA Berkeley

In-House,
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law experience as a lawyer is required. Should have... ability to write in an authoritative, neutral tone. Ability to translate legal concepts into articles and FAQs that can be easily understood by a consumer audience is needed. Legal experience is...
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Oct 29, 14 USA - CA Berkeley

In-House, Min 2 yrs required
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administration, either as a lawyer is required. Should have... ability to write in an authoritative, neutral tone. Ability to translate legal concepts into articles and FAQs that can be easily understood by a consumer audience is needed. Legal experience is...
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Oct 29, 14 USA - CA Berkeley

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
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Law. Must be a lawyer with tax law experience.... Should have ability to write in an authoritative, neutral tone. Ability to translate legal concepts into articles and FAQs that can be easily understood by a consumer audience is needed. Legal...
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