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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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Position: Manager of Distributor Conduct Location: South Jordan, UT Client Company: Well-known Direct to Consumer wellness company. Position: Responsible for policy compliance for thousands of independent distributors in the US and International markets. Lead all efforts to educate and ensure contractual and regulatory compliance. Administer legal correspondence and monitor the breach of contra...
JOB SUMMARY: The Legal Analyst manages a diverse scope of legal projects involving independent analysis, negotiation and drafting of non-standard commercial agreements, prepares and files regulatory documents, responds to inquiries and requests, conducts legal research, and provides support to Contracts Administration and department Attorneys. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Handle bankr...
Update Legal is searching for a Litigation Associate for a temporary position with a leading international law firm. The role is expected to last for 3-4 months, and will be located at the firm's San Francisco office. The ideal candidate will have 3-7 years of experience practicing litigation at a big name law firm. JOB REQUIREMENTS - Admission to any US State Bar - 3-7 years of experience prac...
Our client, a corporation in the Pasadena area, is looking for a temporary legal assistant with knowledge in Intellectual Property prosecution. This candidate must have experience in docketing timelines and dealing with outside counsel and foreign agents. Candidate will also be responsible for organizing the files and file room, scanning pleadings and correspondence as well as lifting and shifting...
PARALEGAL – Center City Philadelphia insurance defense firm is searching for a full time, dependable paralegal who is organized, motivated, and eager to assume significant responsibility. Candidate must have a paralegal degree and 2+ years of litigation exp. Excellent opportunity & benefits. Please respond with resume and cover letter...
Job Title: Vice President, Legal Affairs Post Start Date:January 1, 2015 Job Location:Westerville, Ohio JOB DESCRIPTION: To oversee and handle all legal matters and to advise the Board, Officers and Staff, as necessary, on all matters having legal implications for the Company. This positions reports to the Chief Executive Officer, acts as his advisor in all matters of a legal nature, and repre...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Job responsibilities include the following: 1. Draft and revise the following: Amendments; Demand letters; Default letters; Intercreditor Subordination Agreements; Payoff and Buyout Agreements; Closing Documents, as needed; Referral Agreements; Private Placement Memoranda 2. Draft and send out default and demand letters, and NOA reminder letters and follow up as needed 3. Review contracts and o...
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...
Contract Compliance Specialist, Risk Management & Compliance Job Label:BRAY-CON-COMP If you are a topnotch paralegal with expertise in reviewing contracts, researching compliance issues, and translating complex regulations into practical corporate policies, this Contract Compliance Specialist role with Bray International could offer you an ideal career path. As Bray expands its global operations...
Job Summary: The Marine Compliance Administrator (MCA) administers all documentation and relationships affecting the shore-based and recreational permitting processes and requirements primarily for, but not limited to, vessel operations in Southeast Alaska. The MCA ensures that agency permitting requirements are calendared and executed in a timely manner, and that all appropriate vessel managers ...

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