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Attorney Career Job Description Duties Example

This job description describes core job duties of attorney occupation.

Main Job Roles / Career Tasks:

1) Conducts criminal civil lawsuits, draws up legal documents, advises clients as to legal rights, and practices other phases of law.

2) Gathers evidence in divorce, civil, criminal and other cases to formulate defense or to initiate legal action.

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

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

5) Files brief with court clerk.

6) Represents client in court before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government.

7) Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals businesses.

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

9) May act as trustee, guardian, or executor.

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

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

12) May supervise coordinate activities of subordinate legal personnel.

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

14) May teach college courses in law.

15) May specialize in specific phase of law..

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