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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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Company
Confidential
Experience
Min 7 yrs required
Location
Los Angeles CA, USA
Posted Date
Dec 29,14
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copyright and trade secret litigation experience   Attorney, Associate lawyer  Law Firm, Intellectual Property, IP,... Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret Litigation, Ligitaion, Senior Associate, Juris Doctor, JD, Law, Legal, Employment, Job, California, Los Angeles...
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Company
BCG Attorney Search
Experience
Min 8 yrs required
Location
Minneapolis MN, USA
Posted Date
Jan 23,15
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Recruiter
support. Must be a lawyer to have or acquire... a proficient level of knowledge of, with the ability to advise on, the ethical requirements as set forth by the Rules...
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Company
Markit
Experience
1-3 yrs required
Location
Dallas TX, USA
Posted Date
Jan 19,15
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AVP/VP, Product/ Commercial lawyer Legal Duties: Report to Director,... Legal. Work in a fast-paced environment, handle negotiations, drafting and advising on new product initiatives, strategies, service operating procedures, licensing and distribution...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
Berkeley CA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Employer
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...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
Berkeley CA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Employer
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...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 3 yrs required
Location
Sacramento CA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Employer
and budget; coordinating defense lawyer activities; continuously reviewing the... potential for settlement with claimant; reviewing litigation expenses and authorizing payments. Manage expenses by working within vendor approved networks and managing scope of work assigned to outside contractors. Departs from approved...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 3 yrs required
Location
New York City NY, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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US Immigration Lawyer The candidate will handle... a substantial caseload and supervise support staff, as requested by the company. Must have 3+ years of experience in providing immigration advice and assistance for immigrants hoping to qualify for migration to US....
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Atlanta GA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Employer
and other direct support including filing responsive pleadings, answering discovery, and drafting pleadings and motions and communicating with the claim department. Additionally, competently present the controversy at trial when appropriate, while maintaining the independent professional judgment required of a lawyer....
Company
In-House
Experience
Location
Berkeley CA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Employer
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...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Tampa FL, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Employer
support including filing responsive pleadings, answering discovery, and drafting pleadings and motions and communicating with the Claim department. Should be able to competently present the controversy at trial when appropriate, while maintaining the independent professional judgment required of a lawyer....
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
Berkeley CA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Employer
Experience as a disability lawyer in the fields of... Social Security, LTD, ADA access, or workers' compensation is required. Should have ability to write in an authoritative, neutral tone. Ability to translate legal concepts into articles and FAQs that can...
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
West Des Moines IA, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Employer
advice and other direct support including filing responsive pleadings, answering discovery, and drafting pleadings and motions and communicating with the Claim department. Competently present the controversy at trial when appropriate, while maintaining the independent professional judgment required of a lawyer....
Company
In-House
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
Endicott NY, USA
Posted Date
Jan 27, 15
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Intellectual Property Lawyer Duties: Work in an... innovative and collaborative Patent Center of excellence focused on a broad range of technologies representing the entire development environment. Within the Patent Center, the IP Attorney will be responsible for writing, filing, and...
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