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In a legal job, you’ll argue on behalf of people, companies or governments when disagreements arise over the law.

Legal work involves researching and analyzing legal issues and then explaining the law to your clients. When clients decide to act, you’ll deliver their arguments in court or by writing letters to the disagreeing parties.

In a small law office, an attorney’s job might include criminal and civil cases. In a large firm, lawyers tend to focus on a specialty area of criminal or civil law, such as immigration law or personal-injury cases. Other attorney careers are in the public sector where jobs include working as a criminal or civil prosecutor, an investigator or a regulator.

In a paralegal job or legal assistant job, you’ll help attorneys by doing investigations, research and administrative tasks.

Legal Job Market

Legal job opportunities are expected to grow 11 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is about the same as the average for all jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Demand for attorneys might fall because companies are using large accounting firms or paralegals to do the jobs attorneys used to do.

Legal jobs in the public sector are influenced by local, state and federal budgets. When those are cut, public legal jobs can decline. In addition, law schools are producing more lawyers than needed for the current number of legal job openings, so some recent graduates are having a hard time finding full-time legal employment.

Paralegal jobs will grow 18 percent, about as fast as other occupations between 2010 and 2020, the BLS says. Because paralegal salaries are lower than attorney salaries, law firms and corporations push to have paralegals do as much of the work as possible. However, when the workload drops, law firms want attorneys working on cases so they can bill clients, a practice that decreases demand for paralegals.

Legal Salaries

The median lawyer salary was $113,310 in 2011, the BLS says. The median salary for paralegals was $46,730 in 2011.

Those earning the most during their legal careers are usually partners, work at large firms or work in high-cost cities. Lawyers who own their own practices usually make less than partners, the BLS says.

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Requirements: Ability to understand, interpret and explain contractual terms and conditions and legal principles to business staff and customers and assist with negotiation strategy. Outstanding interpersonal skills. Strong background in soft intellectual property. Experience with reviewing, drafting, and negotiating federal, state, and local government contracts related to, among other things, so...
Hyderabad, AP
Position Overview The Manager, Litigation Services is a management role that requires an ability to work cross-culturally managing Indian attorneys and serving as a key liaison with US and UK law firms and in-house corporate legal departments. As a successful candidate you will have more than three years of relevant experience and a sense of adventure, as you will be based in Quislex’s offices in...
Job ID: SHPJ62488 Dallas firm is looking for IP attorneys with some portable business to join their firm. Headquartered in Texas, this reputed legal practice employs a sizable group of highly skilled attorneys and represents clients worldwide. It has three core practice groups, namely trials, transactions, and technology. Over the years, the firm has earned numerous commendations from prominent in...
Job ID: JRO863455 Dallas office of large firm seeks Intellectual Property partner with some portable business for their collegial group. The Texas law office was launched five years ago. To date, it has over twenty-five knowledgeable attorneys. Areas of specialization are litigation, and intellectual property law. There are seven areas of practice. Disciplines consist of banking-finance, corporate...
Job ID: VMOQ71804 Houston office is seeking an energy attorney with 3-5 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and general corporate work (with direct expertise in transactions involving upstream and midstream oil and gas companies, oil field service companies and other participants in the energy sector, including MLP transactions). The ideal candidate will be admitted to p...
Job ID: 4NJE73654 Houston office is seeking an attorney with a current Oklahoma license to draft oil and gas title opinions. Previous oil and gas title experience examination or experience as a landman is required. This Texas-based law practice concentrates on all aspects of energy law and handles a wide range of issues related to four key areas of practice, namely title opinions, transactions, li...
Job ID: SUJH75990 Houston office is seeking a 2-6 year transactional attorney to work in a high-end energy corporate and finance transactional practice, involving energy-related secured transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and related corporate work. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of electricity and natural gas markets, oil and gas markets, and financial markets, and experien...
Job ID: PSFY75054 Houston office seeks corporate attorney having 3-8 years of domestic and international oil and gas acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, commercial energy finance transactions, and other energy-related transactions experience. The candidate must have law firm experience are required. Admission to the Texas Bar would be preferred. The Texas law practice is a recently open...
Job ID: 838S64480 Well-regarded energy group seeks Energy Transactions and Projects associate for their Houston office. JD’s 2006-2008 will be considered. This is one of the largest law firms in Texas. It has offices around the world and a full-service practice that includes the highest levels of litigation, corporate, energy, intellectual property and other types of law. Attorneys are able to imp...
Job ID: 5LXN78988 Atlanta office seeks senior attorney having 5-6 years of experience in long-term care and/or senior housing litigation. The candidate must have litigation and case handling experience. The main law office is located in Georgia. Eight additional law offices are based in Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. The legal practice has a global reach as well. A fairly large team of ski...
Job ID: NH3C78270 Atlanta office seeks mid-level corporate M&A attorney having 3+ years of large law firm experience working on sophisticated mergers and acquisitions transactions, as well as securities and general corporate matters. The Georgia law office is a longstanding legal institution with over one-hundred years of law practice expertise. The legal practice employs one-hundred and forty tal...
Job ID: 0XKF76924 Atlanta office seeks real estate finance attorney having 4-5 years of experience representing portfolio, CMBS and life company lenders in real estate finance transactions. The candidate must have experience reviewing title and survey, drafting loan documents and reviewing diligence. Law offices are based in Georgia, North Carolina, China, Taiwan and the District of Columbia. A si...
Job ID: R7IA79704 Houston office seeks mid-level capital markets attorney having 4-6 years of experience with directly applicable substantive experience representing public companies, investors and underwriters in capital markets transactions and other registered and unregistered offerings of debt and equity securities. The candidate should preferably have some experience in merger and acquisition...
Job ID: 0Y7J78010 Atlanta office seeks intellectual property biotech attorney having 4-6 years of experience in patent prosecution. The candidate should preferably have a background in biotechnology, particularly plant genetics, molecular biology, or immunology. Candidate with a Ph.D. degree will be preferred. Must be a member of or eligible for the Patent Bar. This law firm is well known in the a...
Job ID: C4E077825 El Paso office seeks associate real estate attorney having 2+ years of experience. The candidate will be responsible for the acquisition, financing, tax free exchange, development, construction, leasing, management and sale of improved and unimproved real property, as well as the formation of joint ventures, limited partnerships and syndications in connection with real estate dev...
Job ID: GAR777826 El Paso office seeks associate banking, lending and financial institutions attorney having 2+ years of experience related to real estate lending, banking and commercial finance transactions. The candidate will structure, negotiate and document both straight-forward and complex lending transactions as well as loan workouts and restructuring. Will gain experience and strong technic...
Job ID: BOZ078597 San Antonio office seeks civil litigation attorney having 2-5 years of experience. The candidate should preferably have actual trial, deposition, and mediation experience. We'd love to speak to you about this position. Please call us Houston office at (800) 298-6440 to confidentially discuss this job. We want to help you! Contact the Following BCG Attorney Search Office : Houston...
Job ID: 2ORV78959 Midland office seeks energy attorney at the senior associate, senior counsel, or partner-level having 7+ years of experience in oil and gas and mineral law. The candidate must have experience related to the exploration, production, and development of oil and gas. Extensive experience drafting original, supplemental, division order, limited leasehold, and acquisition title opinion...
Job ID: KVW178035 Fort Worth office seeks attorney having experience in the area of estate planning/probate and tax planning. We'd love to speak to you about this position. Please call us Houston office at (800) 298-6440 to confidentially discuss this job. We want to help you! Contact the Following BCG Attorney Search Office : Houston 1200 Smith St., Suite 1600 Houston, Texas 77002 Toll-Free (800)...
Job ID: 8DM778323 San Antonio office seeks intellectual property litigation attorney having1-4 years of experience. The candidate must have a technical undergraduate degree. Here is a strong San Antonio firm with an outstanding corporate and labor and employment practice. This firm is also strong in many other practice areas. While there may be larger firms out there, for the right candidate this...
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