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Mya Chohan

on 8 March 2017

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Education: High-School
Your high school marks will not be considered in your application to law school, only your university marks.
You should concentrate on getting into the undergraduate university program of your choice.
Employment Outlook
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment for judges was expected to grow at a rate of only one percent through 2024
Median annual salaries for judges and magistrate judges were approximately $126,930 in 2015, according to the BLS.
Would I be suited for this job?
Job Description: Duties
In criminal court, judges determine the guilt or innocence of criminal defendants and impose sentences on defendants found guilty.
In civil cases, a judge may determine liability or damages.
Supreme Court of Canada
Chief Justice $396,700
Federal Courts & Tax Court
Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice $338,400 + $2,000 (additional allowance for Federal & Tax Court Judges only)
Justice $308,600 + $2,000 (additional allowance for Federal & Tax Court Judges only)
Appeal, Superior, Supreme, Queen's Bench
Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice $338,400
Job Description: Overview
Judges play many roles...
They interpret the law, assess the evidence presented, and control how hearings and trials unfold in their courtrooms.
Most important of all, judges are impartial decision-makers in the pursuit of justice.
Job Description: Work Environment
Most of the work is done in offices, law libraries, and courtrooms.
Work in these occupations presents few hazards, although sitting in the same position in the courtroom for long periods can be tiring.
Education: Post Secondary
Aspiring judges can prepare for careers in law during undergraduate school.
Most judges begin their careers as lawyers.
After earning JD degrees, prospective lawyers must apply for admission to the bar in their state or jurisdiction of practice.
After being elected or appointed, judges may be required to complete state-administered introductory training or attend training programs led by legal organizations,

I would be suited form this job because I'm good at making decisions and deciding between right and wrong. Although I am not that suitable for a desk job I don't mind it. I wouldn't consider this my top career choice as I don't want a desk job.
By: Mya Chohan
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