Lawyers – Final Exam

Welcome to your Lawyers - Final Exam

Federal, State, and Local government Prosecutors will never work as public defense attorneys, representing individuals who could not afford to hire their own private attorney

Tort law determines whether a person should be held financially, not legally, accountable for an injury against another, as well as what type of compensation the injured party is entitled to.

Becoming a lawyer usually takes ___ years of full-time study after high school. This includes ___ years of undergraduate study, followed by ___ years of law school

While criminal charges are brought by the government and can result in a fine or jail sentence, tort charges are filed by a plaintiff seeking monetary compensation for damages that the defendant must pay if they lose.

It is not required to have a law degree, or pass a state's written bar examination to be a lawyer

An intentional tort is when an individual or entity purposely engages in conduct that causes injury or damage to another. Select all examples of intentional tort.

Among other estate planning legal services, this type of lawyer can help you set up a trust which will help take care of your children’s financial needs

Intellectual property lawyers primarily handle:

Lawyers, also called attorneys, act as both advocates and advisors. As an advocate they represent one of the parties in a criminal or civil trial by presenting evidence and arguing in support of their client

Family lawyers primarily handle:

An Employment Lawyer can advise you on your eligibility for bankruptcy, the types of bankruptcy you’ll want to consider and which type would be best for your particular circumstances, as well as any potential alternatives to bankruptcy which you may want to explore

Lawyers, also called attorneys, act as both advocates and advisors. As advisors, lawyers counsel their clients about their legal rights and obligations and suggest courses of action in business and personal matters. All attorneys research the intent of laws and judicial decisions and apply the laws to the specific circumstances that their clients face

A General Practice attorney has a practice that handles a wide range of legal issues

Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations

Although it may seem like an intentional tort can be categorized as a criminal case, there are important differences between the two. A crime can be defined as a wrongful act that injures or interferes with the interests of society. Intentional torts are wrongful acts that injure or interfere with an individual’s well-being or property.

Paralegals, legal assistants, and legal secretaries often have their work overseen by a Lawyer

An Estate Planning Lawyer specializes in wills and trusts, and can help you to draw up a will to pass on your assets

A Family Lawyer:

Lawyers typically do the following (check all that apply):

Environmental lawyers primarily handle:

Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Demand for legal work is expected to continue as individuals, businesses, and all levels of government require legal services in many areas

In law firms, lawyers are not considered associates, criminal law attorneys, or defense attorneys

A wrongful act may never be both a criminal and tort case.

Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations

A Personal Injury Lawyer:

A Contract Lawyer:

According to the information you've just learned, the majority of lawyers worked full time in 2016, and many worked more than 40 hours per week

The Median 2018 pay for a Lawyer was:


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