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Graduate Degree in Legal Studies

What Can You Do With A Graduate Degree in Legal Studies?

Information and Options for Legal Studies


Legal Studies Related Skills

  • Citing Information Properly
  • Communication Skills
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Determination
  • Develop Analytical Skills
  • Effective Persuasive Skills
  • Examining the Evidence Available
  • Grasp of Constitutional Principles
  • Impart Knowledge of Substantive Law
  • Impartiality
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Interpret the Legal Statutes
  • Objectivity
  • Oratory Skills
  • Skills in Legal Research
  • Sound Judgment
  • Technical Legal Writing Skills
  • Understanding of Historical Law
  • Understanding the Application of Law

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Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Adjudicator
  • Administrative Law Attorney
  • Admiralty Attorney
  • Bar Examiner
  • Claims Attorney
  • Communications Lawyers
  • Corporation Lawyer
  • Criminal Lawyer
  • Defense Counsel
  • Director of Law School Placement
  • District Attorney
  • Entertainment Lawyer
  • Environmental Lawyer
  • Family Law Attorney
  • Hearing Officer
  • Immigration Attorney
  • Insurance Attorney
  • International Law Attorney
  • Judge Advocate
  • Law Librarian
  • Legal Administrator
  • Legal Investigator
  • Legislative Analyst
  • Legislative Counsel
  • Mediator
  • Patent Agent
  • Patent Lawyer
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Public Defender
  • Real Estate Lawyer
  • Recruiting Director
  • Risk Manager
  • Senior Claims Representative
  • Sports Lawyer
  • Tax Attorney
  • Title Attorney

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Employers of Legal Studies Majors

  • Corporations
  • Federal Court Systems
  • Government Agencies
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Law Schools
  • Libraries
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Newspapers and Periodicals
  • Not for Profit Agencies
  • Police Departments
  • Political Campaigns
  • Probationary Departments
  • State and Local Courthouses

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Job Posting Sites

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Career Planning Links

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Professional Affiliations

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