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Fields and Careers in Law:

Students should consider what type of law in which they would like to practice and what type of career they would like to have after law school.


Fields in Law
Careers in Law
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International and Comparative Law
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Property Law
  • Public Interest Law
  • Tax Law
  • Pursue private practice as a member of a law firm
  • Pursue private practice as a sole practitioner
  • Become a Judge
  • Serve as a Judicial Clerk
  • Become a Public Defender
  • Work as counsel for a business or a corporation
  • Work as counsel for a government agency
  • Become a law school professor