If you are thinking of studying law but are in doubt about what your professional future would be, here we give you a good glimpse to clarify your panorama.
What is the Legal Profession and what does the person received in this career do?
Law is a very ancient profession dating back to classical Greece and Rome. It was there that the National State that today defines and regulates our Western societies originated. Law or law is a humanistic discipline that encompasses several branches of knowledge: history, sociology, economics, ethics, philosophy; all always focused on in-depth knowledge of the laws of a country and the set of norms that build a national state.
An attorney is a legal professional and can practice the profession in many ways. Graduates of the law career can practice as public defender or litigators. Some are dedicated to teaching and everything related to education, in various educational and research institutions. Others practice their profession and their specialty within national and international organizations, such as the UN, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights or the World Bank.
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They can work as consultants or legal advisers in public institutions or in companies. Lawyers can also practice as judges and magistrates and also hold managerial positions in public secretariats or in private companies and institutions.
In short, the field of work of lawyers is very extensive and graduates have many options to choose from according to their interests. As future lawyers advance in their careers, they acquire the necessary knowledge to be able to choose, upon graduation, the type of practice they want to practice. What is certain is that your job is always current and your job opportunities never run out.