Sep 19, 2017

Law and Related work

Laws govern nearly every aspect of how we interact with other people, and with most organizations. As such, the legal sector offers a diverse range of opportunities and specialties. In addition to established areas like commercial, criminal and family law, there are many other specialties, such as environmental law, copyright and intellectual property. There are also other areas of law enforcement.

Learn about potential careers in law and related work, and the skills and training that you need to succeed in this area.


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How to Become a Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Para legals, also referred to as legal assistants, are steadily becoming the backbone of the law industry, as well as one of the fastest-growing careers in the country. Already vital for the support s...[read more...]

How to Become a Police Officer

In the fast paced society of the U.S., law enforcement is essential to ensure all people uphold the law. Police officers are essential law enforcement employees that maintain law and order and arrest ...[read more...]

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How to Become a Probation Officer/Parole Agent

Roughly five million people are on probation or parole in the United States each year, averaging nearly one in every 100 people. Each probationer and parolee requires the direct supervision of a proba...[read more...]

How to Become a Probate Lawyer

Probate is a process in the legal field that focuses on the administration of the estate of a person that has passed away using a valid will and testament. Probate lawyers are highly trained legal pro...[read more...]

How to Become a Private Investigator

There are many individuals and events that need careful investigation to resolve issues or catch people in the act of crimes or other dishonest events. Private investigators are trained professionals ...[read more...]

How to Become an Environmental Lawyer

Environmental law is a branch of law that focuses on the well being of the environment and its inhabitants by regulating and defining the activities of human beings and taking legal action. Environmen...[read more...]

How to Become an Immigration Lawyer

Immigration law is a branch of law that deals with government policies that involve foreign citizens settling in a new country. Immigration lawyers are legal professionals that specialize in a variety...[read more...]

How to Become an Employment Lawyer

Employment law (also called labor law) is a branch of law that deals with legal issues regarding employers and employees. Employment lawyers are legal professionals that specialize in issues related t...[read more...]

How to Become an Intellectual Property Lawyer

Intellectual property refers to property that results from creativity such as copyrights, trademarks, and patents. Intellectual property lawyers specialize in intellectual property law and represent i...[read more...]

How to Become an Insurance Lawyer

Insurance law is a branch of law that handles a variety of insurance issues such as policies and claims. Insurance lawyers are specially trained legal professionals that specialize in insurance law an...[read more...]