Job Prospects for Paralegals

Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. As law firms try to increase the efficiency of legal services and reduce their costs, they are expected…

How to Become a Lawyer

Lawyers must have a law degree and must also typically pass a state’s written bar examination. Education Becoming a lawyer usually takes 7 years of full-time study after high school—4 years of undergraduate study, followed by 3 years of law school. Most…

Job Outlook for Lawyers

Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Demand for legal work is expected to continue as individuals, businesses, and all levels of government require legal services in…