Lawyer

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Lawyer

The working field I want to link my future with is becoming a lawyer. Lawyer is a complicated profession that has a lot of responsibilities- to find evidence, to defend a person using them, to argue someones rights, to give advices on the right ruling of the company. Even though lawyer is one of the hardest and most risky professions, many people choose it as their future career because of its prestige in the society and the amount of money it gives them. A lawyer is needed not only in court, he is also needed in the personnel of the company, so he would tell the owner if there is something they are doing or will do that is not aloud under the constitution of the country; another you can just call a lawyer for some legal advice,
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Many salaried lawyers working outside of government are employed as house counsel by public utilities, banks, insurance companies, real estate agencies, manufacturing firms, and other business firms and nonprofit organizations. Some also have part-time independent practices, while others work part time as lawyers and full time in another occupation.” (http://www.allthingspolitical.org/careers/lawyer_employment.htm)
The salary of lawyers varies depending on the field they work in (court, private firm). Lawyers that opened their own firms often make less money than those who are partners in a law firm. The biggest parts of life the salary depends on are: education, experience, level of responsibility and degree of specializations. Lawyer salaries range from very low all the way up to several hundred thousand dollars a year. Some lawyers can make up to $700,000 a year. As you can see above, lawyer is a profession which is very required in now days, this is also a base for the salary of the lawyer as also said above.
Applying into Law School, which are abundant in U.S., for example, is hard and expensive. A few of good U.S. universities to go to are Yale, Harvard, and Stanford. These are the three universities I will choose from if I actually decide to be a lawyer.
A lawyer needs to have four years of university in order to get a Bachelors degree as I said and three years of law school as a practice

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