Act as client advisor to individuals or corporations regarding rights, obligations, and privileges. Conduct criminal and civil lawsuits, draw up legal documents, and practice other areas of law. Conduct research and prepare details for trial preparation. Examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit. May represent client in court, or before quasi-judicial or administrative agency of government. May specialize in a single area of law such as patent law, corporate law, criminal law, probate law (wills), real estate law, etc. Include District Attorney.
Last modified: October 16, 2001