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Law-related careers for lawyers

Legal professions are those occupations that are associated in any way with a court room. The first and the main is the judge, who decides cases (with the help of jury members) and passes judgments. Then there are lawyers, both working for the defense and the processing in a case. Lawyers usually have paralegals to assist them with the preparation and presentation of cases. Where cameras are not permitted in the court rooms, artists are employed by the media to draft the scenes. Court reporters, law clerks, legal writers and forensic artists are also form part of legal occupations.

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SOME LEGAL PROFESSIONS

Judge
Jurist
Attorney
 Judge
Judges are assumed to be objective and above being swayed. They decide questions brought before a court of justice.
 Jurist
Jurist studies, develops and applies the law, on the other hand, in some countries a jurist is a person with a degree in law.
 Attorney
An attorney is a person authorized to practice law by the highest court of a state or another jurisdiction to represent a client.
Magistrate
Prosecutor
Paralegal
 Magistrate
Magistrate is a judicial officer that has restricted powers to administer and enforce law in several jurisdictions.
 Prosecutor
Prosecutor is an attorney of prosecution in countries that performances legal party responsible such as to present a case.
 Paralegal
Paralegal is a legal assistant that executes tasks as lawyers, but he/she cannot argue a case in court, or give legal recommendation.