Dream Job

Lawyer

What is my dream job?

My dream job is becoming a lawyer. Lawyer is something I have just always wanted to be.

What about my dream job makes it my dream job?

Being a lawyer would be such a dream to. I want to show my family that I am going to make my life worth living for and not just let life go on. I have big plans coming up and I will not give up on them. If I can show them that I am able to succeed the way I tell them then I know my parents will be very proud of me. Even though you get paid a lot doesn't mean that's the only reason I'm willing to become a lawyer. I want to change lives.

Education and Training

Though a bachelor's degree is the minimum formal education required for this occupation, some may require a master's degree or a doctorate. All lawyers must have a law degree and must also typically pass a state’s written bar examination. Becoming a lawyer usually takes 7 years of full-time study after high school—4 years of undergraduate study, followed by 3 years of law school

Average Salary

A lawyer annually makes $55.27 hourly and $114,970 yearly.

Tasks

Lawyers represent clients in court or before government agencies. They also present evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation along with
selecting jurors, arguing motions, meeting with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial

Knowledges

They must know about law and government. They need to know know English language. they will need to know both personal and customer service so they can help and provide their customers.

Skills

- Active listening

- Speaking

- Critical Thinking

- Reading Comprehension

Working Conditions

  • Represent people in legal proceedings
  • Prepare legal documents
  • Draw up estate plans, personal wills, and power of attorney for clients
  • Represent clients in courts of law

Related Occupations

- Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

- Sales Agents, Financial Services

- Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers

Reason this is my Dream Job

- I am interested in helping people out with their problems

- There is good pay involved

- I want to help my family financially

Interesting Facts

A lawyer can act as an advocate and an advisor. As advocates, they represent one of the parties in criminal or civil trials by presenting evidence and arguing in support of their client. As advisors, lawyers counsel their clients about their legal rights and obligations and suggest courses of action in business and personal matters. All attorneys research the intent of laws and judicial decisions and apply the laws to the specific circumstances that their clients face.