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Applying to one or more law schools can be stressful and confusing in knowing where to apply, if your stats are acceptable, and if the education is affordable. Obtaining a law degree at the best law schools is usually highly competitive, where school officials reject many more applications than they accept. Once a law school receives your application, the Law School Admission Council credential assembly service will ensure that they’ve received every transcript from all institutions you’ve attended in higher learning. National Law School Admissions Statistics Continue reading ›
You may have a friend or family member that brought suit against someone else. The case could have resulted from a dog bite, construction accident, automobile collision, or other incident. Tort law refers to the civil side of the law, and it stands alongside criminal law to make up the two main branches of our legal system. We will review in detail what a tort is and what tort lawsuits are so that you have a better understanding of modern tort law as well as related concepts of monetary compensation, intentional tort, tortious act, tort liability, civil wrong, and civil…
Dangerous manufacturer defects are the cause of many across the United States including those involving insufficient warnings, design defect, and maker error in the product. Every year, they cause substantial injury and even many deaths. Some frequent sources of deadly product defects include medications, lawn sprays, automobiles, business construction equipment, and even home building components. Contact the attorneys of our law firm if a dangerous company product harmed you in an accident. A skilled attorney, experienced in product liability law, can speak with you about your injury and whether or not you may have a case against the…
Sepsis is the immune system’s overwhelming reaction to the presence of infection. The abnormal response releases toxic chemicals into the bloodstream to fight off the infection, resulting in significant inflammation and other damaging effects. The disease triggers a chain reaction in the body, damaging organs and destroying body tissue. Without treatment, the body responds to sepsis with a drop in blood pressure that could drastically decrease to life-threatening levels, resulting in a loss of life. Are you the victim of sepsis that could have been avoided had the medical team follow the established protocols? Did your family lose a loved…
Working as a judge is a respectable and noble profession that pays well. Becoming a judge typically takes years of hard work in legal practice. Most judges serve the community by presiding over court proceedings in the United States at the local, state, and federal levels. Based on jurisdiction, voters may elect a judge, or a government official will appoint them. A long career path for a judicial appointment will require specific qualifications and licenses to fulfill specific functions, including: Continue reading ›
Becoming a lawyer does not happen overnight, where any potential candidate must first complete years of college and sit for the bar exam. Typically, earning a law degree takes most students three years or longer based on the particular path. However, the length of time could be shorter or longer, depending on the individual’s career path. Before taking the bar examination, you will need to obtain a Juris Doctor (JD) degree at an accredited law school, which typically takes three years to complete. Obtaining a Law Degree Continue reading ›
A Notary Public is a public officer serving the community by performing various official acts to deter fraud. Companies, corporations, and private citizens use a notary as an official impartial witness when signing (notarizing) legal documents. A part of a notary’s ministerial duties requires screening signers of essential papers to verify their true identity and willingness to sign the paperwork without intimidation or coercion. In some cases, the notary has the signer taken an oath and declare under penalty of perjury that the information in the paperwork is correct and accurate. Most notaries work at traditional offices, banks, or financial…
Obtaining a commercial driver’s license (CDL) allows the driver to operate large trucks and commercial vehicles in commerce throughout the United States. Particular commercial driver’s licenses are necessary for transporting hazardous materials (hazmat), passenger vehicles, and liquid/gas tankers. A CDL and endorsement will require passing a written test. Some require completing eight road skills tests. Hazmat drivers must also submit fingerprints and undergo a comprehensive security threat assessment performed by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Steps Necessary to Get a CDL License Continue reading ›
Working as an attorney in any legal field is highly competitive, making it difficult to stand out from rivals while vying for the same job opportunities. According to the American Bar Association Profile of the Legal Profession (2020), approximately 1.3 million attorneys practice law in the United States. This number represents four attorneys for every 1000 residents in America. Attorney Salary and Success Statistics Continue reading ›
It takes years for aspiring attorneys to practice law, including completing undergraduate and graduate degrees, passing the bar examination, and fulfilling licensing requirements. Practicing lawyers have invested years of commitment in getting optimal LSAT scores, applying to specific law schools, and fulfilling legal education requirements. The multistep law school admissions process at becoming a lawyer requires intense planning that might begin in high school or years after earning an undergraduate degree. Different law schools will have varying admission requirements based on the applicant’s academic performance and undergraduate GPA. Potential candidates intending to work in the legal profession will…
Bed sores, also known as pressure sores, decubitus ulcers, or pressure ulcers, are a graphic sign of neglect at nursing facilities, hospitals, and other long-term care facilities. The personal injury attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC have successfully resolved bedsore cases in all care settings in Cook County and other jurisdictions in Illinois. Our experience litigating and resolving bedsore lawsuits has given our legal team a unique perspective to evaluate your specific situation. Continue reading ›
Paralegals are legal assistants providing support tasks and legal services for lawyers working in private law firms and the public sector at the state and federal levels. Paralegals are not licensed as attorneys but instead organize law documents, draft legal briefs, research, and communicate with clients for meetings, depositions, hearings, and trials. Corporate legal departments, governmental agencies, and law firms hire legal assistants to perform various duties. Often, the job entails various phases of the case, like reviewing internal legal material, conducting research, maintaining reference files, or organizing evidence. The US Department of Labor reports that over 285,000 paralegals worked…
A common-law Notary Public serves as a public officer dealing with non-controversial legal matters involving international and foreign business, powers of attorney, deeds, estates, wills, and affidavits. The state government appoints notaries and provides statutory powers to notarize documents, witness signatures, administer oaths, and serve many administrative functions like identifying the person signing a document. Documents are notarized to deter fraud, assuring that the document is authentic and all parties involved in the transaction have been certified. A notary public typically record-keeps, vets, and certifies through a process known as a notarial act. Continue reading ›
Working as an attorney is a noble profession that typically pays well. Lawyers work in various law fields, including entertainment, tax, corporate, criminal, and civil law handling their clients’ private legal matters. Graduated law students have acquired extensive education in numerous fields of law, including negotiating skills, preparing legal documents, and reviewing legal proceedings. Some students learn specific aspects of the law by participating in moot courts, mock trials, and externships in law firms based in different states and countries. Continue reading ›
In the United States, commercial vehicle drivers operating heavy, large, or hazardous materials vehicles in commerce must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL). A CDL is required to drive any bus, tank truck, or vehicle carrying passengers. To obtain a license, the operator must first pass a specialized knowledge examination and perform a comprehensive driving road test. School bus drivers must also pass a background check. Before October 1986, commercial drivers in most states can operate a large commercial vehicle using only a state-issued automobile driver’s license without proper training required. That year, Congress passed the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety
The legal system works more efficiently with paralegals performing essential tasks to maximize legal services delivery to meet clients’ needs. Attorneys give paralegals a wide range of crucial responsibilities to perform legal activities that are often identical to the attorney’s work except for giving legal advice, opinions, and representation to clients. Working as a licensed or certified paralegal is an exciting career path. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, paralegal jobs are expected to grow significantly (over 9%) over the next decade. Varying Career Paths to the Paralegal Profession Continue reading ›