Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies

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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

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
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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


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Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

A program that prepares individuals to serve as legal office managers, special assistants, and legal secretaries. Includes instruction in office management, secretarial science, principles of U.S. or Canadian law, legal terminology and documentation, legal research, legal software applications, law office procedures, record-keeping, billing, applicable policies and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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Court Reporting and Captioning/Court Reporter

A program that prepares individuals to record and transcribe examinations, testimony, judicial orders and instructions, legal opinions, and other formal proceedings via print or electronic methods. Includes instruction in legal terminology, legal transcription, shorthand, verbatim recording, equipment operation and procedures, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.



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