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CAREERS

LEGAL CAREERS

Legal careers offer many different careers paths that allow professionals to work in many aspects of legislative and judicial capacities. Careers options vary by areas of focus, but there are many to choose from.

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As you can see, many legal careers don't require the full commitment of time and money that a years-long stint in law school typically takes. If you're interested in the legal profession, check out the legal careers that can help you get your foot in the door and discover first-hand if the field is right for you, either through our detailed breakdowns or via our online schools for law.

DO YOU KNOW?

Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.

-Benjamin Franklin

Sources

1. Lawyers, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-15 Edition, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Legal/Lawyers.htm
2. Administrative Service Managers, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-15 Edition, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/administrative-services-managers.htm
3. Paralegals and Legal Assistants, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-15 Edition, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Legal/Paralegals-and-legal-assistants.htm
4. Police and Detectives, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-15 Edition, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Police-and-detectives.htm#tab-7
5. "Words of Justice," Harvard Law Library Online, http://library.law.harvard.edu/justicequotes/explore-the-room/north-2/, accessed April 3, 2015.