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  • as a trial lawyer my responsibility 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.
  • the career i am talking about today is the one one we all know about and it a lawyer. more specifically trial lawyer
  • my name is Damaris nna essame
  • Coursework in the core areas of law will include topics in: Criminal law Courtroom law Property law Contract negotiation Constitutional law Ethics and Lawyers Torts Civil and criminal procedures
  • Trial lawyers, like any attorneys, will need an education that includes an appropriate bachelors degree, taking an LSAT test to enter law school, completing law school, and passing a bar exam. Each state may have varying requirements for their state bar.
  • The trial lawyer first and foremost must be well versed in the law. They also must stay current on changes in the law throughout their career. They need to be extremely detail oriented as well.
  • Trial lawyers must excel in communication skills as well--both verbal and written. They will spend a great deal of time either writing, or speaking with others in connection with the trial. This style of communication needs to be artfully persuasive and legally accurate.
  • They often spend days reviewing files, making contact with witnesses, and talking to parties involved in their case.They also of a court house must fill out and file a variety of documents with the court system. Each of these processes can take weeks or months as trial attorneys prepare for trial.
  • places the average trial lawyer salary at $66,000 per year. Assistant or junior attorneys may be under $60,000 while senior positions can pay well over six figures, depending on the employer. Private attorneys often make more than public defenders, for instance.
  • They will also spend time in court meeting with other attorneys for routine processes. These include arguing motions, selecting jurors for jury trials, and scheduling.
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