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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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Corporate Transactional Attorney Special Counsel, Inc. is searching for a corporate transactional attorney in St. Louis, MO. Our client is looking for a well-rounded professional with a strong background in technology and software licensing to join its team. This is a temporary position and is expected to last for one year. An active law licenseisrequired. This local in-house opportunity will off...
Company Confidential Garden City, NY, 11530
Ideal candidate should be reliable and motivated with the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment with working knowledge of MS Word and Google Mail. Duties include: Answering telephones, copying, faxing, mailing, formatting letters/documents, scanning and emailing documents, calendar management, checkbook management, filing papers with various Courts; research, trial preparation and rel...
Company Confidential Milwaukee, WI
A mid-size northern Milwaukee general practice law firm is currently recruiting for a full time Legal Assistant. Position responsibilities include secretarial support for multiple attorneys, document production for various practice areas, occasionally providing lunchtime and vacation coverage in the reception area and for secretaries when absent. Successful applicants must have strong written, ve...
Special Counsel is seeking a Discovery Paralegal for a contract position with a large corporation in Conshohocken. This position entails working directly with senior counsel to respond to a large subpoena. Qualified candidates must have a strong background with e-Discovery tools (i.e. Summation, Relativity, Concordance), including manipulating data and running Boolean searches. Strong organization...
My Client is huge Fortune 500 financial services firm, due to growth they are looking for two contract/ transactional attorneys for a contract manager role. They will be responsible for learning and understanding hardware, software, maintenance, and service contracts. Additionally, the ANALYST will create, negotiate and incorporate contract amendments, renegotiating the contract, if required, to ...
Large Patent and Trademark Law Firm in Old Town, Alexandria is seeking a Patent Secretary / IP Specialist for a growing practice. Position Description: -Prepare U.S. Patent applications, including Provisionals, Utilities, Designs, Divisionals, Continuation-in-Part (CIP) and 371 (U.S. National Phase). -Process and file Notice to File Missing Parts or Notification of Missing Requirements includin...
Summary: Manage loan portfolio through the bankruptcy process to ensure department timelines are met. Solve financial and non-financial customer inquiries in an incoming call center environment. Direct and monitor the work performed by Outside Counsel, in compliance with Department timeline requirements. Duties: 1. Manage Bankruptcy portfolio on an independent basis. 2. Handle customer calls ef...
Our downtown Dallas law firm client is seeking a Legal Secretary to support a Partner in their Intellectual Property practice group. Duties will include, but not be limited to: court filings with both Federal and State courts; electronic filings in the United States District Courts (ECF) and state court; calendaring litigation dates through ProLaw and maintaining attorney calendars; identifying, m...
LEGAL ASSISTANT/SECRETARY Litigation Our firm is seeking a candidate with 5-10 yrs. of experience to support two attorneys in our national defense practice. Candidate must have the ability to work under tight deadlines and manage a high volume workload with multiple priorities. This position requires someone with excellent communication, organizational, grammar, computer and transcription skills...
Grancell, Stander, Reubens, Thomas and Kinsey, A Professional Corporation, established in 1979, is a premier workers’ compensation statewide defense firm seeking an experienced Workers' Compensation Attorney with a solid work ethic for our Novato office. A successful Attorney within our firm should possess the following qualities: Ability to effectively communicate and interact with clients, att...
Company Confidential Newport Beach, CA, 92660
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Great Opportunity High Profile Newport Beach Law Firm looking to fill the Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant of their office in the heart of Fashion Island. This is a fast-paced position, so the company needs someone on their feet who is able to multi-task without supervision. You will be the first point of contact, and must be a polished individual with ...
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Major shopping center development & property management company based in Los Angeles. We offer benefits, growth potential and a positive work environment. JOB DESCRIPTION Negotiate for new leases, lease renewals, lease extensions, lease assignments, rent adjustments, lease proposals, letter of intent (LOI) & other contract agreements, as needed. Prepare, review, complete &...
Clayborne, Sabo & Wagner LLP offers the opportunity to represent the same large national, regional and local clients as a large firm, but with the benefit of working in a small firm. Our practice includes a broad spectrum of civil litigation representing businesses, government entities and insurance companies and their insured clients. Our lawyers also represent clients in business formation, real...
Leading National Law Firm seeks CORPORATE PARALEGAL to join their Dallas office ASAP! Successful candidates will have 10 years experience with corporate legal matters. Must have experience with corporate entity formation and corporate record maintenance, management of UCC filings, drafting consents of directors and stockholders approving corporate actions, researching and preparing of Form D fili...
Commercial Real Estate Loan Closing Specialist Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking Commercial Real Estate Loan Closing Specialists for Direct Hire opportunities located in Vienna, VA. Qualified candidates will work within Commercial Real Estate and handle complex investment real estate...
Ward and Smith, P.A. is seeking a Family Law Paralegal to join its Greenville office. Applicants should be multi-task oriented, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to function well in a fast-paced environment. The responsibilities include: assisting the attorneys in the acceptance, organization, investigation and resolution of family law matters; drafting corresponden...
BioClinica, Inc. is looking for intelligent, creative and dedicated professionals to join our growing team. We are company that values technical excellence, teamwork and commitment to success. We employ cutting edge technology to provide our customers with industry leading solutions and currently seeking to fill the position of Contracts & Proposals Analyst to work out of our Newtown, PA office. P...
Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. is a rapidly growing operator of full-line sporting goods stores in small to mid-sized markets predominantly in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern sections of the United States. Our stores offer a broad assortment of quality athletic equipment, footwear and apparel at competitive prices with superior customer service. Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. is the only sp...
Responsible for activities which lead to and maintain domestic and international regulatory approval to market devices. Responsible for assessment of device changes for regulatory implications. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assist in activities associated with regulatory approval of in vitro diagnostic medical devices in global markets. Provide support to currently marketed products, e.g., review engine...
Default Mortgage Law Firm has an Immediate Opening for a Legal Assistant. Maintain and update client websites; ensure all client deadlines are met consistently. Knowledge of deeds of trust, notes, demand letters, and foreclosure timeline processes a plus. Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to work in a fast paced environment. Excellent typing and computer skills required. Typi...

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