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Job Description:

  • 1) Conducts criminal and civil lawsuits, draws up legal documents, advises clients as to legal rights, and practices other phases of law: Gathers evidence in divorce, civil, criminal, and other cases to formulate defense or to initiate legal action.

  • 2) Conducts research, interviews clients and witnesses, and handles other details in preparation for trial.

  • 3) Prepares legal briefs, develops strategy, arguments, and testimony in preparation for presentation of case.

  • 4) Files brief with court clerk.

  • 5) Represents client in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government.

  • 6) Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses.

  • 7) May confer with colleagues with specialty in area of lawsuit to establish and verify basis for legal proceedings.

  • 8) May act as trustee, guardian, or executor.

  • 9) May draft wills, trusts, transfer of assets, gifts, and other documents.

  • 10) May advise corporate clients concerning transactions of business involving internal affairs, stockholders, directors, officers, and corporate relations with general public.

  • 11) May supervise and coordinate activities of subordinate legal personnel.

  • 12) May prepare business contracts, pay taxes, settle labor disputes, and administer other legal matters.

  • 13) May teach college courses in law.

  • 14) May specialize in specific phase of law.




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DOT:   110.107-010

Job Number: 5781