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Questions regarding the legal profession and the requirements to be a member of the bar.

Asked in Job Training and Career Qualifications, Lawyers

Why do you want to become a lawyer?

Because you get a high from sending wrongdoers to jail. You love justice. Fairness is what you strive for. You believe in human equality and especially in the 6th Amendment. Life isn't black and white. There is always something more. You believe that people deserve to have their side of the story told. ...
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Asked in Salary and Pay Rates, Lawyers

How much money does a lawyer earn?

From the U.S. Department of Labor: In May 2008, the median annual wages of all wage-and-salaried lawyers were $110,590. The middle half of the occupation earned between $74,980 and $163,320. Additional input from friendus.com contributors: Lawyers will all earn different amounts depending on the city, the types of clients served, and how much he or she is willing to work. However, family lawyers tend to be paid less than other types of lawyers. A reasonable range for a family lawyer in a medium...
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Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Lawyers

Can a person practice being a lawyer and a judge at the same time?

Sometimes. If a person is a part time judge, such as in a city court, they frequently only serve as a judge on a few occasions per week, and spend the remainder of their time practicing law. ...
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Asked in Lawyers

What is the term for a lawyer who advises clients in court?

In a courtroom, the client is advised by a barrister (mainly UK) or his counsel. ...
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Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law, Lawyers

How much will it cost to complete LLB?

Depends on the University and the year. This year your looking to spend about 3200-3600 for a good university. At a top one it could cost anything up to nine thousand a year. On top of this you will have to pay for your text books and unfortunately they are ridiculously priced some going as 200 pounds!. If your looking to then go further as a solicitor or a barrister that's another nine to ten thousand for the extra two years...
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Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Lawyers

Why do lawyers need to know math?

Lawyers need to be able to multiply their hourly rate by the number of hours they spend researching a case, writing and filing their briefs, meeting with their client, and representing the client in court if necessary. A lawyer needs math to keep track of their accounting; to double check the results of any program they use; to compute the damages of a client in a personal injury case including loss of wages and future loss of wages if applicable. ...
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Asked in Job Training and Career Qualifications, Lawyers

How can you pass the cat exam?

i have completed CAT course & finding joj. please will you provide me any information regarding that. ...
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Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Lawyers

How much math is involved with being a lawyer?

Not much. I am quite sure you won't need advanced math, like algebra, trigonometry, or calculus, for your daily work as a lawyer. ...
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Asked in Lawyers

What a lawyer can get when he loses a case?

Lawyers work on an hourly basis. There are lawyers who work on percentage basis, standard/hourly rate and fixed rate. A personal injury lawyer who works on a percentage base will only get something when the case win, however, the costs still have to be paid by the client. However, if the lawyer is on standard/fixed rate whether the case wins or not they have to be paid for their services. ...
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Asked in Law & Legal Issues, US Constitution, Lawyers, ACT

In the past was Ole Miss law grads exempt from taking the bar?

contrary to popular belief, or whoever is telling you this. there has Never been a documented case in the united states where a trial lawyer has not has his bar exam credentials verified before he is able to take his first case. ...
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Asked in Salary and Pay Rates, Lawyers, Pharmacists

How much money does pharmacist earn?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average pharmacist salary was $106,410 in 2008. The highest 10 percent of pharmacists earned $131,440 a year. Additional input from Wikifriendus contributors: The earnings of a pharmacist depends upon location and experience. A new graduate would earn more money on the West Coast of the United States. An experienced pharmacist could earn anywhere from $50USD per hour to as much as $75 per hour as a full time employee. Per diem and part-time rates may...
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Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Lawyers

What do lawyers specialize in?

There are many areas of specialization for lawyers, each one quite different from the rest. Some are experienced in criminal law, others in corporate law, and still others in family law (custody, divorce, juvenile status). ...
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Asked in Intellectual Property, Graduate Degrees, Lawyers, Patents and Patent Law

How many years is patent law school?

There is no specific Patent Law School. However in America once youdo 4 years of Undergrad (Bachelors) and get admitted to a law school of your choice in JD Juris Doctorate Program you will spend four years studying law. In your third year you will be able to select elective courses and you can chose to specialize in by studying IP intellectual property law. Than do some externship to gain exlerience. Patent Law study itself is one semester unless you go into advance...
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Asked in Internet, Technology, Lawyers

Who uses technology?

Everyone. Technology exists in every aspect of our life.
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Asked in Lawyers

Are there enough jobs for lawyers?

no, to be blunt if you are doing law and don't get the top grades throughout then you really have just wasted about £60,000. ...
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Asked in Lawyers

What did one lawyer say to the other lawyer?

We're both lawyers.
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Asked in Federal Laws, Lawyers, US Military

If someone was dishonorably discharged from the military would they still qualify for assistance with college?

A soldier who has been dishonorably discharged from the military forfeits his right to any benefits he might have had access to upon his return to civilian life. This can include the loss of medical insurance, GI bills and college pay... ...
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Asked in Business Law, California, Lawyers, US Army

How do you become a corporation in California?

Typically becoming a California Corporation takes 4-6 weeks, but you can speed up this process to about a week with expedited service. Expedited California incorporation processing can be purchased from an online service and will save you a substantial amount of time. Services will handle every aspect of California incorporation from filing Articles of Incorporation to preparation of all the documents, resolutions and certificates necessary to incorporate. It is not required by law that you obtain the service or advice of legal counsel...
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Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Business and Industry, Lawyers

Where is Ritchie Roberts law office located?

To find a specific attorney's office, go to the state bar's website in the state where the attorney is licensed and search the directory for him/her. ...
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Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Lawyers

Can lawyer discuss separate clients within own firm?

Discuss them with whom? Except under very specific circumstances, it's illegal for a lawyer to reveal information a client has told him or her without the client's permission. Other attorneys within the same firm generally can be told because they fall under the same restrictions; this wouldn't be the case in the unlikely event that different attorneys from the same firm are representing opposite sides to a case. ...
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Asked in Relationships, Student Loans and Financial Aid, Human Behavior, Lawyers

Is being a mistress bad?

Yes! This isn't only effecting you and your "mister", especially if he has children. Try not to just think about yourself, put yourself in this woman's shoes. It doesn't matter if she's a horrible person or whatever, the point is if she finds out it will hurt her even if she pretends it doesn't. And if this guy has kids it will hurt there WHOLE family. Is that really something you want on your shoulders? Is a guy really worth that? Plus...
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Asked in Idioms, Cliches, and Slang, Urban Slang, Lawyers

What is a slang name for a lawyer?

Slang names for a lawyer include hired gun, ambulance chaser, and shyster. ...
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Asked in Salary and Pay Rates, Lawyers

Average salary of a litigation lawyer?

From my research it seems to be around the 80,000 category.
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