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Calhoun Senior Project

This is a project to further explain our career choices, and examine the work going into it.
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Brandi Bain

on 12 May 2010

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Brandi Bain
Senior Project Lawyer A lawyer is a person learned in the law, as an attorney, counsel, or solicitor. The law is the system of rules on conduct established by the sovereign government of a society to correct wrongs, maintain stability of political and social authority, and to deliver justice Education Four Year Bachellor Degree
Three Year's of Law School I plan to attend WVU, and major
in Criminology & Investigations As a lawyer, I can help other's in need.
This is the Impact I know I can make! LSAT
Intense Competition
Passing a writen bar exam I chose to be a lawyer because:
I wanted to help others
I like to be challenged
I like to argue
I believe I can make a difference
It's the career I've always wanted
I believe I'll make a great Lawyer
Salary Depends on:
The city in which you work.
Types of Clients
Amount of Work
Experience


Median annual wage: $ 110,590
Middle half of occupation earned between: $74,980 and $ 163,320
Responsibilities Oral Arguments
Advocacy in administrative hearings
Legal Advice
Negotiating and Drafting contracts
Carrying out intent of deceased
Prosecution and Defense of criminal suspects
Conducting research
Preparing briefs




Different Types of Lawyers Family (Marriage/Divorce/Adoption)
Bankruptcy
Business
Accident
Personal Injury
Criminal defense, ect
Work Environment Offices
Libraries
Courtrooms
Clients homes or place of business
Hospitals
Prisons
Full Time
Long hours
Including weekends
"He who is his own lawyer, has a fool for a client"-Anonymous
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