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Research on Career: Lawyer

Lawyer is a person whose profession is to represent clients in a court of law or to advise or act for clients in other legal matters. Lawyers serve as both advocates and advisers. As advocates, they speak for their clients in court by presenting supportive evidence. As advisers, they counsel their clients on their legal rights and obligations. Lawyers, also called attorneys and counselors, can interpret laws and apply laws to specific situations, and draft new laws. Much of their work involves researching...

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The Lawyer-Client Relationship

The Lawyer-Client Relationship CJA/324 The Lawyer-Client Relationship The Lawyer-Client relationship is a relationship similar to one of a long-time best friend. The information passed among an attorney, and the client is very confidential, as information shared with a best friend whom an individual believes and trusts in what that person says to him and primarily keep the information between the two. Lawyers must keep information...

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How to Become a Chinese Lawyer

How to succeed at becoming a Chinese lawyer Almost everyone has seen such a scene in movies or TV shows that a criminal lawyer has a tongue in his head in court, and most of the people adore the lawyers and wish to be one of them. In fact, I am a Chinese lawyer, and it takes me approximately six years to be so. In general, there are three steps for us to follow to become a Chinese lawyer. I would like to share my experience in becoming a Chinese lawyer with you, the readers who are interested...

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How to Become a Lawyer

an upcoming high school graduate, especially what that person wants to do for a living. My future career is that of a lawyer. Granted becoming a lawyer takes a lot of work and effort. Once I have attended undergrad and finish law school I then can become a lawyer. Becoming a lawyer has many advantages, I can either argue for the applicant or defendant. My future career, a lawyer, is without a doubt a long-term goal that I’ve dreamed of becoming since I was in 3rd grade. Benefits are really great...

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How to Become a Lawyer

Description: * Criminal lawyers have the same basic duties as other lawyers. * First, they advise their clients of their legal rights and responsibilities, as well as any potential problems. * Second, they represent their clients before the courts. Third, they research rules, regulations, and previous cases. * Finally, they prepare legal documents. In each case, lawyers interpret the law and apply it to specific situations. In the courtroom, criminal lawyers act on one of two “sides:”...

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Why Do You Want to Be a Lawyer?

The definition of a law state’s that ‘a lawyer is a person who practiced law and delivered justice. The role of the lawyer varies significantly across legal jurisdiction. So, as relation to the topic above, I want to become a lawyer because, it is my ambition to become a lawyer since when I was in class five know that it is not so easy to become a lawyer. Because the subject law is not very easy to study, because the study material are so huge. There is so many constitution and act to study. And...

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I-Search Interview: Lawyer

Phillip O’ Callaghan Lawyer 9 May 2013 E-mail: ocallaghanphillip@gmail.com 1. How did you get starter in this field, and what was your educational preparation and training? Where would you recommend a graduationg senior go for education/training? Why? Well, at first I didn’t know I was going to become a lawyer, when I was in highschool I used to argue with my teachers about everything, even the smallest things and they always said, “Phillip, you’re like a meenie lawyer, always arguing everything...

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The Lawyer as Counsel de Officio

The Lawyer as Counsel de oficio The movie, Gideon’s Trumpet (a true story from the US landmark case Gideon vs Wainwright,1), was the sad plight and triumph of Clarence Earl Gideon, charged in a Florida State Court with a non-capital felony, breaking and entering a pool room. He appeared without funds and without counsel and asked the Court to appoint counsel for him, but this was denied on the ground that the state law permitted appointment of counsel for indigent defendants in capital cases...

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About My Carrer on Being A Lawyer

Becoming a lawyer usually takes 7 years of full-time study after high school—4 years of undergraduate study, followed by 3 years of law school. Most states and jurisdictions require lawyers to complete a juris doctor (J.D.) degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA). ABA accreditation signifies that the law school—particularly its curricula and faculty—meets certain standards. A bachelor’s degree is required for entry into most law schools, and courses in English...

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The Role of a Prosecutor and Defence Lawyer

The Role of a Prosecutor and Defence Lawyer As far as the criminal justice court, the role of a prosecutor and a defence lawyer play an inportant role in the court system. In the following I will give a brief discription on both parties and each individual duties and their knowlaedge to the court system. Both parties care deferent responsibilities but they are equaly inportant. The Role of the Prosecutor All of major serious and important criminal cases are require to have the participation...

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