Career Questions tagged Attorney

What types of law are their other than criminal law?

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Active Oct 22 at 10:42 PM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist this is from the list of specializations on the Texas Bar ...

How much time and effort does it take to become a lawyer?

I am willing to do whatever it takes to get a degree in the law field, as a lawyer. However, I know there isn’t lots of things I must do to achieve this goal. What types of programs and classes should I take to become a lawyer. #lawyer #law #lawyers #attorney...

#law-school

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Active Oct 06 at 03:52 AM

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Scott Craft | Library Science | Knowledge Management | Content Management ... Hi Jasmine!Great question. Becoming a lawyer takes a good bit of ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Zero. Court decisions are based on laws and case precedent. However, ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Yukina,As a criminal defense attorney, your duty is to get the ...

How hard is law school?

I want to be an anti-discrimination attorney #law #attorney #law-school...

#lawyer

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Elizabeth Troxell’s Avatar Ana Owen’s Avatar
Active Aug 17 at 01:39 PM

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Posted by Serena N.’s Avatar Serena N.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Serena,First off, thank you for wanting to specialize in discrimination! There ...

Should I go to law school?

I am interested in pursuing a career in public policy. A lot of people are telling me I should go to law school, but I don't really have that much interest in actually practicing law; rather, a lot of jobs I am interested in are dominated by former/current lawyers (ex: state legislator). Would...

#attorney #law-school #degree #lawyer #policy #law #law-practice

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Active Dec 05 at 08:55 PM

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Posted by Rebecca A.’s Avatar Rebecca A.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist My answer is questions. I'm sure as an economics major you ...

What to expect in an interview for a volunteer mediator position?

I am applying for a volunteer position with the county dispute resolution center. It is staffed with professionals, 40% of which are attorneys. I am not an attorney, and have no experience in mediation, but, being older, have a fair amount of relevant life experience. If accepted, they will...

#attorney #mediation #adr #lawyer #mediator

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Active Jul 05 at 09:45 PM

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Abigail Goward Hollingsworth | Senior Vice President at Bank of America Congratulations on going into dispute resolution! I’m not in that particular ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Kody,I think if you could get on a campaign at a ...

What are the Pros and Cons of being a Prosecutor?

My dream is to be a Prosecutor, but I’ve only heard good things about the job (well except the giant student loan you must pay because of law school) .I want to know the bad things about the job so I can be prepared too. #criminal-justice #law #prosecutor #attorney #criminal-justice...

#lawyer

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Active Apr 28 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Camille L.’s Avatar Camille L.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Camille,In my county, here in Texas, there is a high turnover ...

How do I make connections in the world of law?

I'm hoping to go to law school after undergrad school to become an attorney and eventually become a judge. What resources are there to help me find my way in law, including finding jobs after I graduate and deciding more specifically what kind of law to practice? #law #lawschool #attorney...

#judges

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Active Sep 20 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Carissa D.’s Avatar Carissa D.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... Once you're in law school, there is usually a career office ...

Is it difficult to keep your personal feelings separate as a defense attorney?

Most people when asked would say that they would have trouble defending a murderer to their best effort. As such, I was hoping to get a bit more insight into how public defenders manage to put their personal feelings aside and focus on their job. #criminal-justice #career...

#attorney #law #emotional-intelligence #law-practice

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Active Feb 13 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Nathan E.’s Avatar Nathan E.
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Kyle Ritchie | Attorney One of the issues that comes with a question like this ...

Can I pursue more than 3 majors at the same time? Or should i just settle for a double major?

Is there a way to be able to major in multiple things (3 or more at the same time).? Or should I just settle for a double major in Law (earn a Juris Doctor Degree) and Computer science (Computer Software Engineering)? #attorney #computer-software #computer...

#lawyer

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Active Nov 05 at 11:10 PM

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Michael Green | Multidimensional Attorney, Educator & Motivator Hi Christopher,It is possible, but you would really need to weigh ...

I'm in 7th grade and I was wondering what it's like to be a lawyer?

In school I've always been interested in history, specifically law and government. I just wanted to know how it would affect my daily life or how many classes and years it would take to be prepared. #law #lawyer #attorney...

#legal-services

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Active Apr 25 at 05:07 AM

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N Rutledge | Law Professor/Judge I believe I was in the 7th or 8th grade when ...

Do lawyers really just help the rich (people who can afford) ?

Interested in becoming a lawyer but have heard attorney's only help people who can afford them #law #lawyer #law-school #attorney #legal #law-practice #legal-studies...

#law-services

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Active Mar 27 at 04:36 PM

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Posted by James S.’s Avatar James S.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Good question, James! A lot of people go to law school ...

Can you share your experience on how you determine what type of accounting you want to focus on?

Today while conversing with my school adviser, she asked me what type of accounting I wanted to focus on. It was until that moment that I learned that accounting has three focus: taxation, auditing, and financing. I did a lot of research over the past few days because she wanted me to get back...

#career-counseling #attorney #career-path

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Active Jun 01 at 05:22 PM

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Posted by Esther C.’s Avatar Esther C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Esther! You are asking about a very diverse and important ...

Is it better to go to law school or get an MBA?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for. #college #business #university #major #business-development #law-school #attorney...

#lawyers

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Andrea O'Keefe’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Matthew L. Tuck, J.D., M.B.A.’s Avatar Keith Betkowski’s Avatar
Active Apr 04 at 02:42 PM

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Andrea O'Keefe | Legal Counsel I did both. After I finished my undergraduate degree (majored in ...

What should you study to have the highest chances to get accepted into a top law school?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for. #college #college-major #university #lawyer #college-majors #law-school...

#attorney

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Active Apr 04 at 06:17 PM

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Mandi Clay | Attorney at Allen Dell, P.A. I recommend majoring in something you are passionate about and will ...

How hard is it for lawyers to find jobs? What types of lawyers are ding best in todays societies?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for. #college #college-major #law #university #lawyer #college-majors #law-school...

#attorney

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Juliet Stone | SVP, General Counsel at Hanmi Bank (just left) It can be difficult to find a FT job after law ...

How tough is it to get accpeted top Law school like Harvard or Yale?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for. #college #university #lawyer #law-school...

#attorney

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Camille Edwards Bennehoff | Tax Attorney The top law schools are competitive. For example, Harvard only let ...

Do all lawyers work in courts or in courthouses?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for. #attorney...

#lawyers

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Andrea O'Keefe | Legal Counsel at Fidelity Investments Lawyers don't have to go to court. -Litigation is one type ...

What should I major in if I want to be a personal injury attorney?

I'm planning on becoming a personal injury attorney or criminal defense attorney like my dad and I want to know what I should major in because I'm in my sophomore year of high school and the I want to make sure the classes I choose now will help me in college. #lawyer...

#attorney

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:41 PM

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Posted by Shelby B.’s Avatar Shelby B.
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Genevieve Cawthorn | Transactional Attorney with Experience in Tech The good news is that law schools don't require any specific ...

If I plan to go to law school a few years after graduation and I am a rising senior now, what should I be doing now to prepare for applying?

I want to take a break and get work experience before I apply. I am a little worried about recommendations and whether waiting a couple years is fine....

#attorney

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:34 PM

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Posted by Camille  T.’s Avatar Camille T.
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Trisa Thompson | Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility at Dell Inc. I think a year or two is fine, but I wouldn't ...

How many school years will it take to become an attorney?

I want to find out how long it would take me to become an attorney, if I decide to follow that path. #law #lawyer #criminal-justice #attorney...

#criminal-law

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Active Oct 19 '17 at 07:25 PM

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Daniel Krolikowski | Asst. Division Counsel to Subrogation Department of AIG 7 years if you go full time. 4 undergraduate (college), and ...

In order to be successful with a law degree, is it essential to live in a bigger city?

I am interested in both a nursing career and a degree in law, but I'm worried that if I follow a law degree and decide to stay in my small town, I will not be as successful as I would with a nursing career. #law #attorney #prosecutor...

#city

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Amanda D.’s Avatar Amanda D.
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Doug Moran | ATTORNEY at LAW OFFICE OF DOUG MORAN No. Not all. I am a trial attorney in a large ...

In order to be successful with a law degree, is it essential to live in a bigger city?

I am interested in both a nursing career and a degree in law, but I'm worried that if I follow a law degree and decide to stay in my small town, I will not be as successful as I would with a nursing career. #law #attorney #prosecutor...

#city

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Amanda D.’s Avatar Amanda D.
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Ime Lopez | Experienced Attorney and Non-Profit Management Professional Hello Amanda! I do not think it is necessary to live ...

What is the best law school in texas?

Wanting to be a lawyer one day, but I might want to change my current school choice. #lawyer #student #attorney...

#pre-law

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Verona L.’s Avatar Verona L.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Thanks to the previous response, which provided other links as well. ...

What should I study if I want to become a lawyer?

I am about to graduate from his school and I am still unsure of what career path I want to follow #professor #law #lawyer #student #attorney...

#pre-law

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Verona L.’s Avatar Verona L.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Verona, Hi! Let me try to answer this and some other ...

How much do lawyer get payd

is it salary or is it per hour? What are the averages for entry level, mid-level, and senior lawyers? #law #lawyer #attorney...

#financial-planning

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Active Nov 27 '17 at 05:48 PM

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Lisa Goldman | Attorney and Compliance Officer Hi Consuelo - depending on the kind of work arrangement, lawyers ...

What are some of the possible ways to gain experience to be an attorney?

I am on the road to being an attorney and want to know what is some way I can gain a competitive edge on other law students. #law #experience #attorney #knowledge #pre-law...

#courtrooms

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Active Mar 26 at 08:17 PM

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Sonya Bible | Contract Manager There are many attorneys looking for free labor. Be careful. Build ...

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