Before I was an attorney, I taught political science and economics for 17 years.... more
Before I was an attorney, I taught political science and economics for 17 years. Though these areas are very different from practicing law, I did learn how to speak to people, especially a group of people, and I certainly know how to research an write. The skills I got from lecturing do help me as an attorney, whether it is in court or writing an appellate brief. I have an office in Worcest... view profile
Construction companies and developers use the services of construction / development lawyers. These lawyers handle bigger developments that involve many parties, regulations, and permits. For example, developers of big projects are often required to determine a project's environmental impact, as well as file paperwork, hold public hearings, obtain local government agency approval, maintain worksite safety standards, and negotiate project financing. Construction and development law firms ensure you meet all regulatory requirements and prepare the legal documents and contracts you need.