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Description

Attorneys are professionals who are licensed to practice law within a given geographical jurisdiction. They act as the advocate for the client and provide legal counsel to meet the needs of any entity or person that engages legal services. These professionals present the case of the client to the legal system to reach the best resolution available under the law. They specialize in a given area of the law such as criminal law, family law, among other topics.

Attorneys usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Advising clients of their legal rights.
• Developing arguments.
• Creating reports about cases.
• Interpreting laws of the constitution.
• Conducting researches.

Skills

• Having interpersonal skills.
• Being patient.
• Having knowledge of lawsuit related to corporate levels.
• Being responsible.
• Having excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Being able to persuade others.
• Having good analyzing skills.
• Being able to operate well with corporate professionals.
• Having an adherence to a strict code of ethics.
• Being an active listener.

Education

Persons who want to be Attorneys are required to have a Bachelor´s Degree in Math stream in order to enter to any law school. Jobs in this field demand candidates having three years of law school study and four years of undergraduate study. Professionals working on this industry can specialize in different subjects including probates and wills, corporate law, criminal law, and family matters. License for this area is given to candidates having a Degree from a law school and law certificates are awarded to persons having a college level training program. This certification can be obtained from the Bar Council of the state by passing an examination.

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