The PathMatch Guide to

Attorney at Law

A Day in the Life

An Attorney advises and represents clients on legal issues and matters. They appear in court on behalf of their clients and guide them through the entire legal process. Some of their major responsibilities include researching information, gathering evidence, drafting legal documents, and providing legal advice.

Work Responsibilities

Skills You'll Need

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and apply legal terms 
  • Superb conversation and articulation abilities

Industries You'll Work In

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The Network You'd Build

Here are a few real-word examples of jobs and people working in this industry right now.

Example Job Descriptions

Real World Professionals

Growth Path

  1. Jr. Associate
  2. Sr. Associate
  3. Partner/Shareholder
  4. Managing Partner
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Demand for Talent

  • Current Demand: MASSIVE
  • 50,100 jobs are projected to open up for lawyers by the year 2028
  • Attorneys are employed in a variety of different industries, so the demand for attorneys and lawyers will always be very high

Compensation

$45K-$100K
Jr. Associate
$90K-$150K
Sr. Associate
$150K-$350K
Partner/Shareholder
$300K+
Managing Partner

Teams You'll Work With

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Work/Life Balance Score

Work/life balance is when someone equally prioritizes their career and their personal life. This balance can vary greatly from one career to the next.

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Job Stability Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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Prestige Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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