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Becoming a Lawyer: Things to Know

published December 01, 2009

By CEO and Founder - BCG Attorney Search left
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This article discusses important aspects of legal profession, areas of specialization and several guidelines that a lawyer is expected to follow. Here you will also learn about law schools, law school admissions, legal job hunting, areas of specialization, work environment and more.
 
Becoming A Lawyer: Things To Know

Becoming a lawyer is not an easy task as you need to be a law school graduate in the first place. Legal procedures are practically the backbone of our social framework and it is necessary that lawyers should adhere to a strict code of conduct. If you are planning to become a legal expert, you must defend your client at civil and criminal trials, other than advising them about strategies for tackling problems. Lawyers also carry out legal searches and apply the legal implications to the case or context.
 
Lawyers who spend most of their time in the precincts of the court are trial lawyers or attorneys; others specialize in private practice or are engaged in the varied governments, corporations or legal aid programs. Widespread use of technology in law (like video conferencing and electric filing) has focused lawyers toward seeking services of legal software and databases for retrieving legal literature and legal information for indexing.

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Harrison is the founder of BCG Attorney Search and several companies in the legal employment space that collectively gets thousands of attorneys jobs each year. Harrison’s writings about attorney careers and placement attract millions of reads each year. Harrison is widely considered the most successful recruiter in the United States and personally places multiple attorneys most weeks. His articles on legal search and placement are read by attorneys, law students and others millions of times per year.

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LawCrossing has received tens of thousands of attorneys jobs and has been the leading legal job board in the United States for almost two decades. LawCrossing helps attorneys dramatically improve their careers by locating every legal job opening in the market. Unlike other job sites, LawCrossing consolidates every job in the legal market and posts jobs regardless of whether or not an employer is paying. LawCrossing takes your legal career seriously and understands the legal profession. For more information, please visit www.LawCrossing.com.

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