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About this program

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

Career Opportunities

Law Professors

teach courses in law. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$134760
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Arbitrators and Conciliators

facilitate negotiation and conflict resolution through dialogue. Resolve conflicts outside of the court system by mutual consent of parties involved.
$76440
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Judges and Magistrates

arbitrate, advise, adjudicate, or administer justice in a court of law. May sentence defendant in criminal cases according to government statutes or sentencing guidelines. May determine liability of defendant in civil cases. May perform wedding ceremonies.
$131850
Doctoral degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


Lawyers

Max Pepper from Missouri Ticket Fixers, a traffic law firm in Kansas City, MO
Joshua L. Goldstein, Esq. from Goldstein Immigration Lawyers
Kyle Persaud from Persaud Law Office
Sarah J. Sepasi, Esq. from Sepasi Legal PC
Lin McCraw from The McCraw Law Group
22 reviews
represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
$148910
Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Judicial Law Clerks

Andrew Lacy from Western District of Pennsylvania
2 reviews
assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents.
$63860
Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree
Personality Match

Interest Match

Administrative Law Judges

conduct hearings to recommend or make decisions on claims concerning government programs or other government-related matters. Determine liability, sanctions, or penalties, or recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims or settlements.
$102050
Doctoral degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


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