Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Careers
- Advise and represent clients in courts, before government agencies, and in private legal matters.
- Communicate with their clients and others.
- Conduct research and analysis of legal problems.
- Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses.
- Present facts in writing and verbally to their clients and or others and argue on their behalf.
- Law office
Days and Hours Worked
- 60-80 hours a week
- A few days to a week
- High pay
- 4 years of undergraduate study
- 3 years of law school
- Bachelor degree required for law school
Personality Characteristics Needed
- Writing skills
- Reading skills
- Research skills
- Problem solving skills
- Read a lot
- Write a lot
- Educate yourself about the law
- Social skills
- Intellectual challenge
- Helping others
- Dull work environment
- Hard to find steady work
- Student debt/expenses