The Career Outlook Project
Career Outlook Project
Job Title and Job Description
Lawyer in private practice. I do trial work and estate planning. Best thing about my job: I enjoy helping people.
What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?
What new technology will be important?
What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?
Juris Doctorate. Bachelors with 3 years law degree
What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?
Juris Doctorate (required)
When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?
No, when I was in 38 I decided to change careers.
|Skills Used||Rating (5=Most Important thru|
|Artistic||I design my own material|
|Athletic / Physical|
|Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment|
|Interpersonal||Must be able to relate to a lot of people|
|Investigative / Fact Finding||Must be able to get information|
|leadership and Supervising||When dealing with clients, be in control|
|Math||I do much of my own bookeeping|
|Sales and Negotiation||Negotiating settlements|
|Scientific and Experimental|
|Social Service / Helping Skills|
|Teaching / Instructing||Do some teaching to clients|
|Verbal Communication||Must be able to explain things|
|Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals|
|Writing||Can be done on the computer, but it must be easily understood|
Interview By: Lawyer