Lawyers


Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Also called: Assistant Attorney General, Associate Attorney, Attorney, Lawyer

Knowledge:

    Safety and Government
  • law and government
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • LexisNexis CaseMap
  • Microsoft Access
    Document management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
  • OpenText eDOCS DM
    Accounting software
  • BQE Software BillQuick
  • TimeSolv Legal

Education:

    professional degree
    doctoral degree
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