Legal Professionals
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Legal professionals represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. They also assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Other duties:

  • Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.

  • May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

United States SOC Codes included for reference:

  • 23-1011 Lawyers, 23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Top Job Titles: Attorney, Legal Assistant (Legal), Paralegal, Litigation Attorney, Partner, Attorney Of Counsel, Litigation Paralegal, Law Clerk, Lawyer, General Counsel

Top Skills: Lawsuits, Writing, Legal Research, Civil Law, Commercial Laws, Appeals, Research, Mediation, Westlaw, Personal Injury

Top Educational Programs: Law; Legal Assistants/Paralegal; Legal Studies, General; Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General; Legal Professions and Studies, Other

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