OCTVAIAN PERRY

LAWYER

Also called: Assistant Attorney General, Associate Attorney, Attorney, Lawyer

WHAT THEY DO

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.

On the job, you would:

• Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents.

• Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.

• Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.

Some of the task are

1) Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.

2) Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.

3) Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents.

4) Present and summarize cases to judges and juries.

5) Evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.

Is being a "Lawyer" your very best career choice?

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, and manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Abilities Needed for: "Lawyer"

1) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

2) Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

3) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

4) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

5) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

Tasks

• Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents.

• Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.

• Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.

• Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.

• Present evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation.

Lawyers Working Conditions

Jobs and Careers. Lawyers do most of their work in offices, law libraries, and courtrooms. They sometimes meet in clients' homes or places of business and, when necessary, in hospitals or prisons.

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Education

The school i want to go to is University of Pennsylvania Law School.

It can take 7-8 years to become a lawyer. After obtaining a four year bachelors degree you can enroll in a law school that will take 3-4 years. In order to practice law one has to clear the bar exam and get license in their state.

• Juris Doctor

• Juris Doctor – Honors Program

• Two-Year Accelerated Juris Doctor (JD) Program

• Part-Time Juris Doctor Program

LL.M.

• American Legal Studies

• Human Rights

Master’s in Law with a concentration in

• Business

• Criminal Justice

• General Studies

• Human Resources Management

• Human Rights

• National Security

• Non-Profit Management

• Wealth Management & Financial Planning

• Administrative & Regulatory Law

• Mediation

MPA with a concentration in

• Law

Masters’ in Government with a concentration in

• Law & Public Policy

Bachelor’s in

• Government with a concentration in Pre-Law

• Law & National Security

• Paralegal Studies

Certificate in

• Law & Higher Education

Work Context

• Electronic Mail — 100% responded “Every day.”

• Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — 100% responded “Every day.”

• Telephone — 96% responded “Every day.”

• Face-to-Face Discussions — 94% responded “Every day.”

• Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 81% responded “Very important results.”

• Letters and Memos — 83% responded “Every day.”

• Frequency of Decision Making — 78% responded “Every day.”

• Contact With Others

• Importance of Being Exact or Accurate

• Freedom to Make Decisions

• Spend Time Sitting

• Time Pressure — 63% responded “Every day.”

• Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 66% responded “Very high responsibility.”

• Frequency of Conflict Situations — 11% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.”

• Work With Work Group or Team — 57% responded “Very important.”

• Consequence of Error — 60% responded “Extremely serious.”

• Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People — 54% responded “Every day.”

• Coordinate or Lead Others — 22% responded “Very important.”

• Structured versus Unstructured Work — 39% responded “A lot of freedom.”

• Deal With External Customers — 36% responded “Extremely important.”

• Duration of Typical Work Week

• Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — 19% responded “Never.”

• Level of Competition

• Public Speaking — 54% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.”

• Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — 18% responded “Not important at all.”

Detailed Work Activities

• Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.

• Provide legal advice to clients.

• Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.

• Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.

• Meet with individuals involved in legal processes to provide information and clarify issues.

• Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.

• Prepare legal documents.

• Arbitrate disputes between parties to resolve legal conflicts.

• Supervise activities of other legal personnel.

• Prepare documentation of legal proceedings.

• Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.

• Draft legislation or regulations.

My salary

As a Lawyer i make $130,490 a year or $62.74 per hour

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