Lawyers are people who help give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in court. Characteristics of lawyers include good writing skills, speaking skills, problem solving skills, and research skills.
Lawyers go to 4 years of college and 3 years of law school. In order to become an official lawyer you must pass the bar exam of the state they wish to practice in. Lawyers pay ranges from $100,000 to over $300,000 depending on where you live and how many cases you win.