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Real Estate Lawyers

Advancement Prospects

Lawyers with outstanding ability can expect to go a long way in their profession. Novice lawyers generally start as law clerks, but as they prove themselves and develop their abilities, many opportunities for advancement will arise. They may be promoted to junior partner in a law firm or establish their own practice. Lawyers may enter politics and become mayors, congressmen, or other government leaders. Others may become judges specializing in real estate law. Top positions are available in business, too, for the qualified lawyer. Lawyers working for the federal government advance according to the civil service system. Experienced lawyers may also choose to teach real estate law at colleges and universities. Some may become real estate developers. 

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