Defense Attorneys At Work

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The Facts

Defense Attorneys are exactly what they sound like. They defend the person that commited the crime. They defend the criminal even if they know the person is guilty.


The average salary for a Defense Attorney ranges from $45,000 to $130,000.

The normal defense attorney gets $78,500.

As fun as it sounds it's a hard occupation

Question & Answers

Q: How many defense attorneys actually succeed in their case?

A: It depends on the case and the evidence that is provided, so therefore there is not an actual number.

Q: What is a good law school to go to in Texas?

A: The top one is University of Texas School of Law with a full time resident tuition of $32,376

Q: How long do you have to be in college to become a defense attorney? What degree do you need?

A: You need a 4 year baccalaureate degree and 3 years of law school to get a degree in Law.

Try It!

It may take years of college and law school but once you start your journey in law it becomes your job. The longer your a lawyer the harder the cases become. But no one said it was easy!