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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 02,14 USA - TX Houston

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Software Licensing Procurement Professional Responsibilities: Handles routine contract requests by using standard templates and drafting alternative responses with review by senior team mem...

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Aug 20,14 USA - TX Houston

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Castleton Commodities Internat... Min 3 yrs required
Waterborne Contract Negotiator Candidate will have significant exposure to trading, scheduling, and confirmations. Responsibilities include drafting/contract preparation and negotiations of...

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Aug 30,14 USA - NY New York City

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Labor Relations Counsel The candidate will work directly with and support the Vice President of Labor Relations and the Labor Relations Directors in preparing for negotiations and acting as...





Sep 02, 14 USA - IL Chicago

In-House, Accenture. Min 4 yrs required
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Associate Manager, Transaction Contracting Responsibilities: Strategy with company executives prior to client negotiations. Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective. Advise, and consult company professionals based on accurate interpretation...
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Sep 02, 14 USA - OH Dayton

In-House, Min 4 yrs required
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Contract Manager Duties: The candidate will provide leadership for contract management and administration for all current and proposed contracts. Draft complex contractual terms for master service agreements, statements of work, purchase orders, and non-disclosure agreements. Lead all aspects of ne...
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Sep 02, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, Xerox Corporation Min 3 yrs required
83hit(s)  
Business Development Executive Duties: Will be responsible for the development of new relationships and maintenance of excellent client relationships. Will also provide strategic direction to grow new revenues and foster the development of competitive end to end solutions to clients throughout the ...
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Sep 02, 14 USA - OH Cincinnati

In-House, Min 4 yrs required
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Contract Manager The candidate will provide leadership for contract management and administration for all current and proposed contracts. Will draft complex contractual terms for master service agreements, statements of work, purchase orders, and non-disclosure agreements. Lead all aspects of negot...
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Sep 01, 14 USA - NC Raleigh

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
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Contracts Attorney The candidate will provide global legal support for sales and services teams including negotiating, drafting and maintaining customer, business partner, distributor and OEM agreements. Will be providing guidance on competition law interfacing with remote country colleagues. Provi...
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Sep 01, 14 USA - CA San Francisco

In-House, Min 3 yrs required
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Commercial Counsel The candidate will work closely with Sales, Marketing and Partnerships on transactional matters. Coordinate and participate in all aspects of contract review, drafting, negotiation and administration. Assist with a broad range of other legal matters from time to time, including c...
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Aug 31, 14 USA - OR Salem

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
10hit(s)  
Contracts Officer Duties: Responsible for managing and participating in all activities related to contracting, contract negotiation and contract administration. Responsible for implementing and maintaining the contract administration program and works within the organization to assess and mitigat...
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Aug 31, 14 USA - SC Greenville

In-House, 13-16 yrs required
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Senior Manager, Prime Contract Management Duties: Reports to the VP or Executive Director, Prime Contract Management. Manages Prime Contract formation and administration for Fluor and its customer and any Joint Venture Agreements between company and Joint Venture Partners or provides in-depth funct...
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Aug 30, 14 USA - DC Washington

In-House, Min 10 yrs required
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International Subcontracts Manager The candidate will 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, analyze and evaluate proposals, perform Price/Cost ...
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Aug 30, 14 USA - CA Foster City

In-House, 6-10 yrs required
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Counsel Candidate will be a member of the Legal Department in Global Business Operations. The attorney will be responsible for providing legal support for firm’s products and business operations, including product development, commercial transactions, technology licensing, network rules developme...
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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.

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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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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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