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what exactly is litigation?
I wasn't referring to BigLaw. When are corporate lawyers actually in court? Sure they get paid a lot but the work is dull.
I'm referring to criminal law, where the attorneys are actually in court a considerable amount of time. BigLaw attorneys are hardly ever in court
Yes, it's still white collar though right?
Criminal lawyer assume the most responsibility right out of law school I contend.
litigation falls along the lines of being in court and "arguing" a case. If you're a public defender or Assistant District Attorney, you'll be getting WAY more experience right out of law school than your corporate law counterparts. Pretty much right out of law school you'll be in court. Most criminal lawyers worked in clinics in law school or local counties interning for ADA's or public defender's offices. These jobs require you to have good grades in good law schools, but passion probably prevails as the main attribute because the pay is relatively low compared to corporate law.
I define corporate law as providing legal counsel to corporations. Like an antitrust law suit.
However, if you don't mind me asking what types of attorneys litigate and have little responsibility.
If I'm not mistaken you're an attorney correct?
If I can pick your brain for a second, I want to be a criminal attorney, there is no other option, I'm sure of it. I'd preferebly like to work in the PD's office after graduation, but lets say that this doesn't happen, because every aspiring criminal defense attorney knows PD offices are the best training by far, what other options are there?