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What is a lawyer?

A lawyer is a licensed professional who advises and represents others in the courtroom. Lawyers of today come from all walks of life and can be young and old.

What are a lawyer's duties?

A lawyer has two core functions:

1. To uphold the law and protect the client's rights at the same time.

2. To understand the law and be an effective communicator.Lawyer near me

Legal requirements to be a lawyer

To understand complicated laws and legal system. Lawyers must go through special law school. Every state has their standards that must be met before a person can be licensed and practice law.

Before being able to practice law in most states, a student must: Pass a fitness and character review. To be considered for a law licenses you must be approved by a committee that investigates background and character.

  • Have a bachelor degree or equal to.
  • Complete 3 or more years at an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Pass a state bar test, which can last a long as two to three days. These exams test knowledge in the selected area of law.
  • Take an oath to support the laws and the state and federal constitutions.
  • Receive your final license from the highest court in the state (state supreme court). lawyer near me

If I have a legal problem do I have to hire a lawyer?

You do not have to hire a lawyer. At Doehling Law we make sure to tell you up front if we can help you or not. There are many matters that you can solve yourself if you know how to go about it. However, if you need help in a legal case or don't know what you are doing then contact Doehling Law and we will try to help you with your needs.

For a Free Initial consultation contact us here or at 970-628-3907.