Did You Know:
- A bachelor's degree and work experience are the minimum requirements for a judgeship or magistrate position, but most workers have law degrees and some are elected; training requirements for arbitrators, mediators and conciliators vary.
- Overall employment is projected to grow more slowly than average, but this varies by occupational specialty.
- Competition is expected for judge or magistrate jobs because of the prestige associated with serving on the bench.
- State Government (excluding schools and hospitals)
- Local Government (excluding schools and hospitals)
- Read documents on pleadings and motions to ascertain facts and issues.
- Rule on admissibility of evidence and methods of conducting testimony.
- Instruct juries on applicable laws, direct juries to deduce the facts from the evidence presented, and hear their verdicts.
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Overall Kind of Work
Judges, magistrates and other judicial workers apply the law and oversee the legal process in courts. They preside over cases concerning every aspect of society, from traffic offenses, to disputes...
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Lawyers and judges work in legal offices and courtrooms on land and aboard ships.
What is the difference between enlisted and officer?
Enlisted members enter the Military with a high school diploma (in some cases a GED), at a minimum. They are employed in almost every type of military career, often in hands-on roles.
Officers either enter the Military with a four-year college degree or greater or served previously as enlisted members, and are generally employed in management roles or highly specialized fields that require intensive training.
The number of people who currently hold this career in the Military.
33 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates in the military
Lawyers and Judges work in the following services:
Type of Work
The level of day-to-day involvement with data, people or things.