The Law As A Career

Practice Environments

Private Industry - Any organization, other than a law firm, that operates for commercial profit.

Government - Lawyers promoting or defending rights and responsibilities relating to fair treatment and equal opportunity in housing, education, employment, and public accommodations.


Trial Lawyer- annual salary $110,590

Chief Legal Officer - $179,316

Judge - $110,220

Law School Professor - $113,691 to $242,500

Litigation Support Director - $70,882

Education and Training

a four-year undergraduate degree
three years of law school
passing the bar examination