"If you excel at counseling and negotiation and are interested in working closely with clients, often in emotionally charged situations, you may consider a career in family law or child advocacy.
Lawyers who practice in this area mediate, counsel and litigate a wide variety of matters in many subject areas, including estate planning, divorce, spousal support, parental rights, custody, child support, paternity, dependency, and neglect and adoption.
Such diverse and varied opportunities make family law and child advocacy attractive practice areas for prospective law school students. Regardless of economic trends, the political landscape or policy and regulatory changes, family law remains a practice area that is in constant need of committed legal advocates." ...