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Draw up legal documents and represent clients in legal proceedings.

Lawyers understand the law and the legal system. They represent clients in criminal or civil trials. They prepare legal documents or advise people on legal rules. They may specialize in one area of law or work in many areas.

Wages $68.58 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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Career Pathways Legal Services
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