Career Profile Summary
- Able to remember a large quantity of information
- Able to work long hours
When thinking about jobs in the field of law, do your thoughts tend to land on lawyers or judges? Did you know that there are a lot of other interesting, well-paying jobs in the legal profession?
State and federal laws and government policies, procedures, and regulations are constantly changing, and private law practices and large law firms, have rising caseloads These elements keep the demand high for knowledgeable, talented legal workers, and staff for local, state and federal courts.
If you are interested in the legal field but the amount of education and training it takes to become a lawyer or judge does not appeal to you, there are a wide variety of specialists, legal support professionals, and research positions to consider.
Learn from "Our Stories": Get a firsthand perspective by reading about Career Connect mentors in the field of law.
Explore more about jobs in this field:
- Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
- Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
- Correctional Officers and Jailers
- Court Clerks
- Court Reporters
- Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
- Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
- First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives
- Fish and Game Wardens
- Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
- Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
- Law Clerks
- Law Teachers, Postsecondary
- Legal Secretaries
- Paralegals and Legal Assistants
- Parking Enforcement Workers
- Police Detectives
- Police Identification and Records Officers
- Police Patrol Officers
- Private Detectives and Investigators
- Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
- Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs
- Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents
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