Tiffany Xiong Hour 6


Communicates with their clients and speaks for them in the court. Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals business.

Practice Environment

Most lawyers work in private or corporate legal offices. Some are employed in local, state and federal governments. In 2012 22% lawyers are self employed. Some lawyers have to travel to attend meeting at various locations, such as home, or prison.

Education and Training

Usually it takes 7 years of full time study after high school. Four years of undergraduate study and then followed by three years of law school. Most states and jurisdictions require lawyer to complete a juries doctor from law school.

Information from speaker

It takes about 7-8 months to get a divorce and its more complicated than it seems. You can't just file papers and then your done and ready to be divorced.