Lawyer (Trial)

What Does A Lawyer (Trial) Do?

In general, lawyers advise clients on how to conduct various activities within the scope of the law. In addition, they represent clients during legal disputes. Virginia, the lawyer featured in the video, often works on medical malpractice cases.

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How Do I Become A Lawyer (Trial)?

A law degree, which typically takes three years to earn after first earning a four-year bachelor’s degree, is required to obtain this position. The bachelor’s degree can potentially be in any area, but the following degrees may provide for an advantage for someone who wants to be a trial lawyer – journalism, English, political science, history, business, criminal justice, or a related field.

What is the Average Salary For A Lawyer (Trial)?

High – 208,000
Median – 120,000
Low – 56,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Lawyer (Trial)?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Writing
  • Journalism
  • Business
  • Math
  • Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Political Science
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Criminal Justice
  • Government

What Is The Work Environment For A Lawyer (Trial)?

Lawyers can work for law firms, large companies, or the government. This work may require many hours per week along with work on the weekends.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Lawyer (Trial)?

There will likely be a lot of competition for jobs as a lawyer (in general) because of the large number of people with law degrees.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degree Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Lawyer (Trial)?