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    • The Career of Lawyers Michael Dai 2-13-2010 Reading-C
    • Job Description
      • A lawyer works for his client (company or a person)
      • He also has to do research on the case and find evidence on the subject
      • Using the evidence a lawyer has to make a testimony for the judge
    • Education/Training & Skills
      • A lawyer must have at least 3 years of law school
      • Before law school training, a lawyer must have 4 years of undergraduate study and obtain at least a bachelors degree
      • A lawyer can also have an apprenticeship with someone who works in a related field of law
      • Many people who decide they would like to pursue a career in the field of law do debate team and other related electives
      • Skills used by lawyers are speech/grammar, logical thinking, and judgment
    • Mock Trials
      • Mock Trials are a good way to experience a court case first hand
    • Salary
      • The entry annual salary for a lawyer is $68,500.
      • The annual median salary for a lawyer is $110,590
      • The potential salary can be $250,000-$350,000, depending how much they charge you
    • Salary Chart
    • Growth Potential and Outlook
      • The expected growth of the career of lawyers is supposed to increase 13% each year starting from the year 2008-2018
    • Another Quote for Success!
      • Helmut Schmidt, a previous German chancellor, once said “Whoever wants to meet a distant goal must take many small steps.” To become a lawyer takes many steps like going to 3 years of law school, 4 years of undergraduate study, internship, and getting licensed to practice law, etc.
    • SDS Survey
      • The career of lawyer has the holland code of ES or SE.
      • ES means a lawyer enjoys working with people more than objects and that a lawyer gets along with others and likes to help people
    • A wise man once said…
      • “Victory is what happens when ten thousand hours of training meet up with one moment of opportunity.”
      • A lawyer must work many long hours, but it pays off when you can help someone out in a court case
    • Related Careers
      • There are many other jobs that are in the law field that do similar things that lawyers do, for example…
      • Judges
      • Magistrates
      • Paralegals
      • Title Examiners
      • Law Clerks
    • A Final Quote
      • David Oglivy, a successful businessman, once said “Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.”