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  • Lawyers are also called advocates, attorneys, counsel or solicitor, with slight differences.
  • Lawyers in private practice generally work in specialized businesses known as law firms.
  • Earliest lawyers existed in the government of Ancient Greece.
  • About 27 percent of lawyers are self-employed, either as partners in law firms or in solo practices.
  • US Law students buy $500 worth of books per semester, many of which are hardly used again in professional life.
  • Many lawyers at top firms work from 60-80 hours a week.
  • Lawyers are the fourth most well-represented occupational group among the US top 1 percent.
  • U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is a famous example of a lawyer who became a politician.
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