Attorney or Lawyer


Lawyers/Attorney advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes. Lawyers (according to typically do the following:Advise and represent clients in courts, before government agencies, and in private legal mattersCommunicate with their clients, colleagues, judges, and others involved in the caseConduct research and analysis of legal problemsInterpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businessesPresent facts in writing and verbally to their clients or others, and argue on behalf of their clientsPrepare and file legal documents, such as lawsuits, appeals, wills, contracts, and deeds

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Most lawyers work in private and corporate legal offices. However, some work for federal, local, and state governments. Most work full time and many work more than 40 hours a week.

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