Lawyers are people who represent individuals or business or government agencies on legal issues. The advocates are meant to stand for the client, who has been accused of an illegal action by another person or someone who deals with criminal actions, in a court of law. Also the lawyers defend an offender who is believed to have violated the rights of another client. Attorneys have the duty to do the legal research as well as drafting papers for the person they are defending in the courts. They research on the relevant facts as well as writing brief that concerns a particular case, thus the lawyer is the one who does the hard work while the clients only need to show their face I the court room.
Another duty of the attorney is to advise the accused on the legal ways of handling a certain action that has to face the judges after the attorney has received the legal information on the pending case. The attorney give the accused a hint on what to expect and how to prepare for the case so that the client does not go over the laws. For the protection of an intellectual property of a business, it is the duty of an advocate to procure the required patents and copyright. The patents and copyrights covers the trade secret of a company, the special chemical formula of the company or the idea of an organization and it is the duty of the advocate to make sure that another company or individual does not use them illegally for their benefits. Through the government or the correct government body, the attorney, has to help the organization to register the products so that they can receive the highest protection level.
For the family lawyers, they execute the last wish of the deceased in the form of a written will which states the clarity of the wishes to the beloved family. Prosecution of criminal suspects is done by the advocates who majorly work in the departments of justice or the police department.
Business corporates have invested in advocates who will help the organization and its clients to run under the require laws. The attorneys ensure that the companies transactions are viable and the responsibilities of the employers and officers have been advised accordingly in the legal manner. It is important for the corporate attorney to have the experiences on the licencing laws, taxation laws, contract laws, security laws, intellectual property rights, bankruptcy laws as well as the other laws that that govern the business. Through legal drafting, reviewing agreements, negotiating deals and attending meetings with the companies’ clients is the way the corporate attorney work.