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The legal sector is a very diverse field that offers many bright career opportunities not only to attorneys, but also to paralegals. For those who are looking for decent support in relation to their careers, but currently are not associated with a law firm, contract law jobs are ideal options. You will be provided the opportunity of working as a freelancer and above all there are no complexities to handle that are related with long term jobs.

The benefit of a contract law job is that you can select the time and term of your jobs. If you are dedicated and committed to the job, then no doubt you will be able to establish a good reputation in no time and prominent law firms will show interest in availing your services.

If the case is that you are more keen to work independently and don't like taking orders from others or you are not the kind of person who can cope with busy schedules and other terms that are associated with permanent jobs, then there can be no better option than a contractlegal job. You can also consider specializing in a specific area of law like medical malpractice, patent prosecution, or real estate and then start to seek contract based jobs in law firms. There are high chances that you will come across better job offers and the details of the contract will also provide a higher salary. These positions are not only for paralegals, but also attorneys that have gone through law schools but have not passed the bar examinations can take benefit from the contract law jobs. Now the point to consider is that job opportunities are very good in this respect, but the extent of competition as well as risks is also very high.

Now the big question is that what do you need to do? The best approach is to research the organization which you intend to apply to. It is best to evaluate what role you have to perform and other tasks and your final decision should only be made after carefully evaluating the compatibility level between you and the law firm you are considering.
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Sep 22,14 USA - CA San Diego

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Christensen & Spath LLP Max 5 yrs required
Immediate opening for hard working associate to work with partners and senior associates in small downtown AV rated law specializing in government, affordable housing, real estate, contract ...

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Oct 02,14 USA - TX Houston

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Castleton Commodities Internat... Min 2 yrs required
Contract Negotiator The candidate negotiates certain master agreements and guarantees for commodity trading and energy services company; serves as a liaison with counterparts, internal busi...

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Sep 29,14 USA - NJ Berkeley Heights

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Hewlett-Packard Development Co... 4-5 yrs required
Contract Negotiator Duties: With guidance from firm attorneys, will manage activities in the following areas in both the United States and Latin America: Manages the contracting process...

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Oct 02, 14 USA - TX Austin

In-House, Keller Williams Realty, Inc. Min 1 yrs required
Corporate Counsel Duties: Will report to General Counsel. Handle mergers and acquisitions matters; provide legal advice and assistance on potential new ventures; provide strategic and practical advice to internal clients; draft, review, negotiate and advise on contracts; perform research on legal i...
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Oct 02, 14 USA - WI Waukesha

In-House, Min 10 yrs required
Director of Provider Contracting Duties: Direct consumer interaction and developing positive relationships with healthcare providers. Provide Perfect Service every day to our providers, members, employers, and colleagues. Be part of the Provider Contracting world at company where you will help ...
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Oct 01, 14 USA - VA Richmond

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
Contract Manager Duties: Has leadership responsibility for commercial-related aspects during both the tendering and project execution phases for assigned projects. Provide legal/commercial analysis of customer specifications, requests for quotations, contract documents and all related commercial, l...
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Oct 01, 14 USA - CA Santa Clara

In-House, Min 8 yrs required
Contracts Manager The candidate duties will include: Establish and oversee contractual relationships with strategic and multi-national customers; Structure, draft and negotiate non-standard contractual agreements, including: Master Goods/Services, various sales channel, license, support and subcont...
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Oct 01, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, Min 7 yrs required
Senior Manager, Contracts Duties: Be a member of a global team consisting of 21 lawyers and paraprofessionals responsible for drafting and negotiating domestic and global business travel services agreements for Business. Report directly to the global Director of Contracts, and will lead a team of...
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Oct 01, 14 USA - MA Waltham

In-House, Min 3 yrs required
Contracts Analyst The candidate will work closely with Sales, Product, and Account Management teams to draft, negotiate and review contracts including statements of work in accordance with company policies and legal requirements. Work with the Contracts Administrator to manage and monitor upcoming ...
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Oct 01, 14 USA - VA Dulles

In-House, Min 6 yrs required
Principal Subcontract Specialist Duties: Report to the International and Construction Subcontracts Lead. Develop subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of materials and services from both Domestic and International Suppliers. Prepare bid packages...
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Oct 01, 14 USA - MA Burlington

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
Director of Contracts/Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Report to the CFO and provide the leadership and execution to all Corporate Contracts. Drafting and negotiating enterprise customer contracts, vendor and partnership agreements and legal documents related to new products and services, inte...
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Oct 01, 14 USA - FL Orlando

In-House, 4-6 yrs required
Senior Counsel Duties: Work with General Counsel and will be given significant autonomy to handle a wide variety of legal matters, including contract review, corporate governance matters, securities matters (‘33 and ‘34 Act), real estate matters (leases, brokerage licenses, etc), employee ben...
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Oct 01, 14 USA - WA Seattle

In-House, 7-10 yrs required
Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property and Contracts The candidate will be responsible for counseling the business on a broad range of intellectual property and complex contract matters. Will perform as trusted business advisor and legal counsel. Manage intellectual property portfolio and all enf...
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Should You Be a Contract Law Attorney?

If you are in law school or are considering going to law school, one of the areas you might be interested in working in is contract law. In contract law attorney jobs, the lawyer will represent a party on one side or the other of a case that deals with contract law. Contract law jobs can be done in private practice, as a staff lawyer for a corporation, or while working for the government or nonprofit organizations.

How to Become a Contract Attorney

If the usual world of the legal firm seems stifling to you, and if you are particularly drawn to legal cases involving the business world or medical practice, you may be able to make a career as a contract lawyer. Contract lawyers are like freelance lawyers; they aren't on retainer through a firm and they take cases on an individual contract basis. They work to fulfill a contract and don't worry about billable hours, as is the usual business practice with a law firm's lawyers.

Anonymous Contract Attorney

Working as a contract attorney has both pros and cons, just like any other attorney. Some of the pros include having a variety of work and having compensation that is tied to their hours. Some of the cons include a lower average salary compared to regular attorneys and less prestige than regular attorneys have.

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