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LAWER

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Transcript of LAWER

Work Environment
The majority of lawyers work in private and corporate legal offices. Some work for local, state, and federal governments. The majority work full time, and many work long hours.
How to Become a Lawyer
Job Outlook
Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Competition for jobs should continue to be strong because more students graduate from law school each year than there are jobs available.
Similar Occupations
LAWYER
By Schaloom Giraudo
What do Lawyers do?
Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.
Go to a 4-year undergraduate college, pass the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), go to the Law School, take the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination, get professional experience, research the jurisdiction where you hope to practice, Pass the moral character screening process, and
Pass a state bar exam.
Steps:
Pay
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators:
Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators help resolve conflicts outside of the court system by facilitating negotiation and dialogue between disputing parties.

Judges and Hearing Officers:
Judges and hearing officers apply the law by overseeing the legal process in courts. They also conduct pretrial hearings, resolve administrative disputes, facilitate negotiations between opposing parties, and issue legal decisions.
Knowledge:
Law and government, english language, costumers and personal service, administration and management, clerical, personal and human resources, economics and accounting.
Skills:
Active listening, speaking, critical thinking, reading comprehension, complex problem solving, judgment and decision making, writing, negotiation, persuasion, active learning.
Abilities:
Oral expression, oral comprehension, speech clarity, written comprehension, written expression, deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, problem sensitivity, information ordering.
Why do I want to Become a Lawyer?
I want to be a lawyer because I still believe in true justice, that is not bought or corrupted, but one to which everyone is entitled.
My desire is to change the world, this small world that is around me; I know it's difficult, even in my country takes hard work to achieve, but in fact that is now three times more difficult, it makes me want it even more.
Professionals Qualities
The median annual wage for lawyers was $113,530 in May 2012.
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