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Lawyers

Draw up legal documents and represent clients in legal proceedings.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$50.69 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  9.2%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Arbitrate disputes between parties to resolve legal conflicts.
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