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Unfortunately, there's not one type of lawyer that can handle all cases dealing with any aspect of the law. Read this slideshare to learn what some of the most common types of lawyers are!

Unfortunately, there's not one type of lawyer that can handle all cases dealing with any aspect of the law. Read this slideshare to learn what some of the most common types of lawyers are!

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8 Types of Lawyers

  1. 1. 8 Types of Lawyers Several types of lawyers are needed to handle different aspects of the law!
  2. 2. 1. Criminal Defense • Criminal defense lawyers defend people accused of committing crimes like shoplifting, DUI, assault and battery, and even murder. Their goal is to reduce the defendant’s sentence or help them stay out of jail.
  3. 3. 2. Personal Injury • Personal injury lawyers help people that have been injured (at no fault of their own) get fair financial settlements. • Their injuries are usually a result of the following: • Car accident • Bad side effect from prescription drug • Defective product • Misdiagnosed illness
  4. 4. 3. Bankruptcy • The basic role of a bankruptcy attorney is to help people file for bankruptcy or to help them work through bankruptcy so they can get out of debt.
  5. 5. 4. Corporate • Corporate lawyers (aka business lawyers) deal with things like intellectual property and mergers and acquisitions, but they can also help startup businesses and even large enterprises find more growth.
  6. 6. 5. Family • Family lawyers usually deal with divorce, custody battles, prenuptial agreements, and other issues regarding marriage and children.
  7. 7. 6. Estate Planning • Estate planning lawyers ensure your family dealings are in order (like creating trust funds for college or drafting a will) in case something goes wrong.
  8. 8. 7. Employment • Employment lawyers handle cases that revolve around the following: • Termination of employment • Workers’ compensation • Sexual harassment • Workplace safety • Wage and overtime standards
  9. 9. 8. Immigration • Immigration lawyers help with situations that deal with bringing a family member, employee, or any other individual into the United States from another country.
  10. 10. Hire a Lawyer Today • If you’re looking for a law office whose areas of practice lie in personal injury, criminal defense, divorce and family law, and more, contact Witt Law Offices today. • Our lawyers have years of experience helping their clients find the peace of mind and financial settlements they’re looking for. • Contact Witt Law Offices today by calling 435-673- 8400 or by visiting lawyerstgeorge.com. You can also visit our blog for more information.

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