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Employers of Legal Services majors in AR

Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes. The majority of lawyers work in private and corporate legal offices. Some work for local, state, and federal governments. The majority work full time, and many work long hours. All lawyers must have a law degree and must also typically pass a state’s written bar examination. The median annual wage for lawyers was $113,530 in May 2012. Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Competition for jobs should continue to be strong because more students graduate from law school each year than there are jobs available.

Lawyers

Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes. They 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. The majority of lawyers work in private and corporate legal offices. Some work for federal, local, and state governments. Most work full time, and many work more than 40 hours a week. All lawyers must have a law degree and must also typically pass a state’s written bar examination. The median annual wage for lawyers was $119,250 in May 2017. Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Competition for jobs over the next 10 years is expected to be strong because more students graduate from law school each year than there are jobs available.

Judges and Hearing Officers

Judges and hearing officers apply the law by overseeing the legal process in courts. They also conduct pretrial hearings, resolve administrative disputes, facilitate negotiations between opposing parties, and issue legal decisions. All judges and hearing officers are employed by the federal government or by local and state governments. Most work in courts. Judges usually have law degrees and work experience as lawyers. However, some administrative law judge, hearing officer, and magistrate positions require only a bachelor’s degree. The median annual wage for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers was $94,790 in May 2017. The median annual wage for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates was $133,840 in May 2017. Employment of judges and hearing officers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. These workers play an essential role in the legal system, and their services will continue to be needed into the future.

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators facilitate negotiation and dialogue between disputing parties to help resolve conflicts outside of the court system. Many arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators work for state or local governments or in the legal services industry. Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators typically learn their skills through a combination of education, training, and work experience. The median annual wage for arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators was $60,670 in May 2017. Employment of arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. This projected growth is driven by the fact that mediations and arbitrations are typically faster and less costly than litigation and may be required in certain types of legal cases.

Legal Secretaries

Perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research. The median annual wage for legal secretaries was $44,730 in May 2017.

Judicial Law Clerks

Assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents. The median annual wage for judicial law clerks was $51,330 in May 2017.

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in law. The median annual wage for postsecondary law teachers was $104,910 in May 2017.

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Company City State
Pulaski County
Pulaski County Attorneys Off
Pulaski County
City of Fayetteville
City of Prosecutors Office
County of Miller
Miller County
Arkansas Office of Attorney General
Wright Lindsey & Jennings LLP
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C.
Pulaski County
Pulaski County Prosecutors Off
United States Department of Justice
County of Saline
Judges Office
County of Nevada
COUNTY JUDGE
Hosto & Buchan, Pllc.
Judiciary Courts of The State of Arkansas
Arkansas Court of Appeals
Rose Law Firm, A Professional Association
County of Pike
Pike County Judge's Office
County of Marion
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Black, Mann & Graham LLP
County of Howard
HOWARD COUNTY DISTRICT COURT
Judiciary Courts of The State of Arkansas
Adminstrative Office of Courts
United States Attorneys, Executive Office For
Eastern Dst Ark Little Rock
Judiciary Courts of The State of Arkansas
AR Court of Appeals
Silvers Food Court
Judiciary Courts of The State of Arkansas
Robyn Allmendinger
County of Lincoln
Lincoln County Court House
Munson Rowlett Moore Boone PA
County of Scott
County Judges Office
Mississippi County Sheriff's
Mississippi County Courthouse
County of Phillips
Judges Office
Quattlebaum Grooms Tull and Burrow
W Jackson Williams Jr
Keith Bolden Sarah
Rick Campbell
Brent Wakefield
Williams & Anderson PLC
James R Hon Marschewski
Barber, McCaskill, Jones, & Hale
Kolb, Joseph F
Supreme Court, United States
US Probation & Parole
Supreme Court, United States
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Supreme Court, United States
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Supreme Court, United States
County of Crittenden
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Forrest City, AR Federal Corre
Prosecuting Attorneys Office
County of Grant
Grant County Dst Clerks Off
County of Carroll
County Judges Office
County of Hempstead
County Judge
Wilkes & McHugh, P.A.
Craighead County
Kutak Rock LLP
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