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What Lawyers Do 

Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes. The majority of lawyers work in private and corporate legal offices. Some work for federal, local, and state governments. 

How to Become a Lawyer
All lawyers must have a law degree and must also typically pass a state’s written bar examination.

Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for lawyers was $115,820 in May 2015. Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 6 percent by 2024.

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