The legal industry is thriving and now is a great time to embark on a legal career. The delivery of legal services is a complex process that requires a team of skilled professionals to provide quality and cost-effective service. As a result, the legal field holds hundreds of legal career options encompassing a diverse range of skills, experience and education. Developments in the law and technology are also creating new legal career opportunities. Below is a list of popular legal careers and law-related careers. While this list is not all-inclusive, it represents a broad sampling of the hundreds of legal career opportunities that exist in the legal industry.
Core Legal Careers
- Lawyer (also called Attorney, Counselor, Solicitor, Barrister, Advocate)]
- Paralegal (also called Legal Assistant)
- Legal Secretary (also called Adminstrative Assistant or Legal Assistant)
- Legal Asisstant