L A W
Law Career Prospects
Private lawyers focus on civil or criminal law, representing private individuals. In civil law, they pursue private law suits or litigation, or deal with wills, contracts, trusts, mortgages, leases, etc. A criminal lawyer career entails arguing a client's case in court, following the client being charged with a crime. Some lawyers only handle larger, public interest cases that have wider social importance.
Trial lawyers spend more time in court than other lawyers. However,
the majority of their time is spent conducting research, interviewing clients
and witnesses, and preparing for trial.
Intellectual property lawyers help to protect clients' claims to copyrights, creative work under contract, product designs, and computer programs.
Patent lawyers advise their clients on patent law, which allows them to protect their invention of a new product or process. A career as a patent lawyer therefore requires a lot of research as a patent can only be granted if the product or process is new, inventive and capable of industrial application.
Insurance lawyers advise insurance companies about the legality of insurance transactions, writing policies that are legally correct. They also help to protect companies from unwarranted action by reviewing claims and representing the company in court.
Environmental lawyers may represent pressure groups, interest groups, and companies whose work touches on environmental issues, such as construction, geological and waste management firms. These lawyers help their clients to apply for licenses and applications for activities which may affect the environment, or defend their clients if prosecuted by the authorities over environmental breaches.
Government lawyers who work as prosecutors and defenders on behalf of the state within the justice system. Some help to draft and interpret laws and legislation on behalf of the government.
Other areas of specialization include bankruptcy, probate and
international law. Some lawyers work in law schools, or teach in non-academic
environments. Other lawyers work for not-for-profit organizations or
disadvantaged people, usually being paid with legal aid monies. They usually
handle civil cases, rather than criminal.
CAREER HOME PAGE
Beauty | Mehendi | Recipes | Careers & Jobs | Matrimonials |
| Horoscope | Personal Problems |Sex Education | Doctor Online | |E-Greetings | E-Shopping | Yoga | Destination India | India Virtual Tour | Kids Corner | Baby Names | Jokes | Indian Universities & Colleges | Contests |Weather | News |World Guide | World Time |Currency Convertor |
Copyright (c) 2000-11 hindustanlink.com. All rights reserved.
Powered by Web-link