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Different Types of Lawyers

Updated on June 15, 2010

In times of legal tribulation we surrender our fate to the best and most capable lawyer we can get hold of.

If you think that a career in law would best suit you then let us take a look at these different types of lawyers specialized in different types of law regulations.

Asbestos Lawyer

If your case indicates a health concern like being exposed to high levels of asbestos particles and even inhalation of diminutive asbestos particles, then it is suitable to get yourself an Asbestos Lawyer or what others would call a Mesothelioma lawyer.

Most of the victims are those who have worked or have been exposed to asbestos like those in construction sites or household who utilized asbestos materials in their buildings, schools and even apartments. It is also most advisable to avoid these so called noxious structures.

Assault Lawyer

Criminal and civil assault cases are definitely dealt with by experts called Assault lawyers. While those that have been accused of such crime will be watched over by Criminal defense lawyers on the other hand individuals who have been sufferers of assault and battery will be covered by civil assault lawyers or what others refer to as personal injury lawyers, their services are attained to recover damage caused, like physical injuries which may be the outcome from a committed crime.

Car Accident Lawyer

Car accident lawyer takes care of you if ever you got hit or have been involved with vehicular accident and even drug or alcohol related accident. A car accident lawyer will take care of all your insurance claims, recovery of lost wages due to the accident, pain, medical bills and also damages in possessions as well as sufferings. Car accident lawyer will cover those needs.

Bankruptcy Lawyer

Even if you’re going into bankruptcy you will still need a lawyer to evaluate and assess your condition and reliable in these circumstances are Bankruptcy lawyer, they will sort out all your obligations and current debt situations as well as your next financial decision.

Criminal Lawyer

Accused individuals guilty or not are facing a very tough situation before them, being accused of such crime demands a bright defense and the perfect job is definitely be assured for Criminal Lawyers. Tough as it may seem for both the accused and of course the lawyer, as the burden of proving ones innocence is way harder than being the complainant.

Other Types of Lawyers

Here are other types of lawyers that may be of interest to your career venture in becoming a lawyer, there are divorce lawyers, labor lawyers, fraud lawyers, medical negligence lawyers, proceedings lawyers, traffic lawyers, specialty lawyers and various others.

There are many branches in the judicial system and lawyers are part of it, selecting the right type of lawyer according to your needs or specialty of studies may seem a good practice for a start.


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      Cole 5 years ago

      Thanks for the information, Judging by some of these comments some people aren't meant to be lawyers.. Good grammar would be a must..

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      GIZEL 5 years ago


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      Thulisile 6 years ago

      Im not very good in maths but very good in english. I would like to study law but it requires a level 5 upwards in maths and i have only reached level 3. Is it possible that i get accepted in universities?

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      Amalu + Success Boy 6 years ago

      I, hopefuly write dis for i want to be a lawyer by merit & not at al mins, advice me on d recommended novels & ways of proving in it-Thanks

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      Katie 6 years ago

      I want to be a family lawyer but im not quite brainy enough, does anyone have any advice to help me x

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      lerato kekana 7 years ago

      thank you for the information.i am in high school and i am studying the science subjects,is it possible for me to study law?

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      saurav 7 years ago

      i am a student of ll.b

      and a iam in banghladeshis

      after complite my education what kinds of job i can get

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      Cindy 7 years ago

      I really enjoyed your post. Thanks.

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      widler limage 7 years ago

      Do you know how many years I can take to study lawyer of criminal

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      widler limage 7 years ago

      Do you know how many years I can take to study lawyer of criminal