Arenas in which law is practiced are varied and encompass many diverse settings. There are large, medium, and small law firms; government agencies at the federal, state and local levels; civil legal services organizations; public interest law firms; public defender offices; prosecutors offices; and law reform/policy organizations. For each practice setting, there are typically different practice areas. For example, direct service providers may work on poverty issues, corporate law firms may work on mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, real estate and more. Government lawyers work on a host of issues- for instance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture addresses many cutting-edge environmental legal issues, such as factory farming. Georgetown Law School provides a comprehensive list of different practice areas that may be useful.
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