What do lawyers do?

What people think of lawyers usually comes from watching television. Since the profession of law is extremely diverse, you can have lawyer TV shows ranging from Suits, Ally McBeal or Better Call Saul, all of which are very different yet have characters who practice law.

So what does a lawyer do and is it anything like television? Yes and no.

Litigation lawyers tend to have working lives most similar to what you may see on television.