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23-1011.00 - Lawyers

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Sample of reported job titles: Attorney, Associate Attorney, Lawyer, Associate, Assistant Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, City Attorney, County Attorney, Partner, Assistant Counsel

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Level
Skill
70   Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


Determine whether a subordinate has a good excuse for being late

Evaluate customer complaints and determine appropriate responses

Write legal brief challenging a federal law
 28 57 85

 
70   Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.


Greet tourists and explain tourist attractions

Interview applicants to obtain personal and work history

Argue a legal case before the Supreme Court
 28 57 85

 
68   Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.


Solicit donations for a charity

Convince a supervisor to purchase a new copy machine

Change the opinion of the jury in a complex legal case
 28 57 85

 
66   Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.


Take a telephone message

Write a memo to staff outlining new directives

Write a novel for publication
 28 57 85

 
64   Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


Take a customer's order

Answer inquiries regarding credit references

Preside as judge in a complex legal disagreement
 28 57 85

 
64   Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


Read step-by-step instructions for completing a form

Read a memo from management describing new personnel policies

Read a scientific journal article describing surgical procedures
 28 57 85

 
63   Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


Decide how scheduling a break will affect work flow

Evaluate a loan application for degree of risk

Decide whether a manufacturing company should invest in new robotics technology
 28 57 85

 
61   Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.


Think about the implications of a newspaper article for job opportunities

Determine the impact of new menu changes on a restaurant's purchasing requirements

Identify the implications of a new scientific theory for product design
 28 57 85

 
61   Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.


Present justification to a manager for altering work schedule

Contract with a wholesaler to sell items at a given cost

Work as an ambassador in negotiating a new treaty
 28 57 85