Lawyer is one of the professions that many people are interested in because this job is so challenging and has a promising future. A lawyer is someone who is an expert in the field of law, who not only works to defend clients before the law, but also has many other duties to perform.
A lawyer must have moral values, such as the value of humanity, justice, obedience and fairness, honesty, and serving the public interest.
What Do Lawyers Do?
The duty of lawyers is to provide legal assistance to clients so that they can obtain their rights in the legal process. While defending a client in a court, lawyers can bring up statements or opinions, but of course they must adhere to the professional code of ethics and regulations.
It is also the duty of lawyers to keep all of their client’s information confidential unless there are other provisions in the law that require otherwise. In addition, lawyers are also not allowed to discriminate against their clients based on their political, gender, religious, cultural, racial, and social backgrounds.
How to Become a Lawyer?
Lawyer is someone who runs a profession in the legal world. Therefore, to become a lawyer, one is of course required to have a legal education background in accordance with Article 2 Paragraph 1 of the Advocate Law.
Someone who wants to become a lawyer is also required to attend the professional education of advocates held by the Indonesian Advocates Association ( PERADI ) and take the exam, after which the prospective lawyer is required to do an internship at an advocate ‘s office for at least 2 consecutive years.
Finally, the prospective lawyer is required to take an oath at the District Court according to their domicile in order to be able to carry out the duties as a Lawyer.
5 Must-Have Qualities of Lawyers
What are the qualities that lawyers must have? The following are 5 qualities that qualified lawyers must possess:
- Persuasive skills . To resolve cases in court, lawyers must have great persuasive skills. This skill is especially useful when a lawyer presents a case to convince a court of a client’s position.
- Effective negotiation skills . In resolving cases, of course, lawyers must reach an agreement between all parties involved.
- Aggressiveness . Lawyers must be ready to face various challenges ahead.
- Stable emotions . There are many arguments or even threats that will be faced by lawyers.
- Well organized . Lawyers must be able to organize their work and time because they will frequently meet with their clients, make documentation, and also follow complicated court processes.
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