I am an attorney licensed in Maryland but I now live in VA. So, I can't practice law until I pass the VA bar. So I work for a law firm and write memos and briefs, interview clients, write letters...
Lawyer, Attorney and Legal Services Career Profiles
The field of law is vast and touches on nearly every aspect of our lives, from business endeavors, political affairs, family matters, and more. Legal services can be provided on various scales, locally or globally, and your involvement can range from administrative assistant duties, all the way up to presiding over cases as a judge.
A career in law practice typically requires a significant amount of time and energy spent first on education, then on continual workload and career growth. The tradeoff is often a handsome salary for the services provided. Law can be as stressful as it is rewarding, but it’s not all criminals and courtrooms—far from it!
- Do attorneys really enjoy their jobs?
- What does a lawyer actually do all day?
- How much money can you make as an attorney?
- What kind of hours do legal services professionals work?
Have questions like the ones above? If so, check out our legal services career profiles below to learn about what it’s really like to have a career in legal services, from real-world professionals. Browse through the following categories and see which legal services you’d think you could impact most.