A list of qualifications your lawyer should have
A lawyer is person who practices law and called as paralegal, advocate, barrister, attorney, counselor or solicitor. The education prerequisite for becoming lawyer changes from country to country, law students pursue master or bachelor of law degree. In order to become a lawyer student should perform well in their undergraduate courses and then should earn a bachelor degree, and take the LSAT (Law school admission test) and enter law school and earn juris doctor (J.D.) and finally pass the bar exam to start practice. Clerkships are offered given to new lawyers to gain experience and network. Most of clerkships are either federal or judicial so they are beneficial for students who are willing to work under government. There are two types of law: Criminal law and civil law. Criminal laws are designed to protect society from wrongful actions where police can take action. Civil law helps to solve problems occurred between individuals or groups. Various types of specialization can be done in law such as: Admiralty law, business law, constitutional law, criminal law, environmental law, health care law, intellectual property law, joint degree programs, and patent law. The main duties or tasks for lawyer is to advise clients and to interpret laws, rules and regulations for individuals and businesses, analyzing outcome of cases, present and summarize cases to judges or juries, develop strategies and arguments for presentation of a case, gather evidence to initiate legal actions, should be able to represent client in court or before government agencies. I know a lawyer from South Carolina, this experienced lawyer in South Carolina is have very good skills such as: good communication skills, analytical skills, logical reasoning, research skills, creativity, people skills, judgement, and he is one of the best lawyer from South Carolina.