Lawyers carry certain responsibilities that include, represent individuals, communicate with a client, conducting research and analysis legal problems, interpreting the laws, presenting facts in writing and verbally, and prepareing and file legal documents. These are some of the many things a lawyer must do. As you can see its not easy and includes many responsibilities.
Education and Training
- Law degree
- Pass a states written bar exam
A lawyers working environment is private, they work for the local state and government. 759,800 jobs in 2012 which was 2 years ago numbers may have changed by now. Also 22 percent of lawyers are/were self employed.
- 113,530 per year
- 54.48 per hour