There are many misconceptions and stereotypes about lawyers and what attorneys do. If you become involved in a legal dispute and need to hire a lawyer, you should be sure you are educated about what attorneys really do. Read on for the top 10 facts about attorneys that you may not know.
Not all attorneys go to court. While the popular media is bombarded with images of attorneys in courtrooms, not all attorneys actually appear before judges. Some attorneys – called transactional attorneys – work behind the scenes, writing contracts and doing other legal work that doesn’t ever involve going to court.