Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

23-1011 Lawyers

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.

Illustrative examples: Attorney, Corporate Counsel, Public Defender

Broad Occupation: 23-1010 Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks
Minor Group: 23-1000 Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers
Major Group: 23-0000 Legal Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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