Q: I have a merit badge for Law for Scouts. Can you please tell me what the duties and responsibilities of an attorney are
When I was growing up we had a place called a library where there were books, periodicals, encyclopedias and the like.
When we wanted to learn about a subject we would read instead of asking someone to work for us.
Today we do not have to go to the library. We have the internet which has a lot of reference sources including wikipedia.
Before you can become a lawyer you nedd a college degree. Then you attend 3 years of law school followed by the Bar exam.
When you become a lawyer you need to conduct legal and other research. There is no one there to look it up for you and tell you.
Here's something to get you started on your research. If you go to the website of the American Bar Association, they outline some of the responsibilities of an attorney. Here is their link:
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