Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
Arbitrate, advise, adjudicate, or administer justice in a court of law. May sentence defendant in criminal cases according to government statutes or sentencing guidelines. May determine liability of defendant in civil cases. May perform wedding ceremonies.
- A bachelor's degree and work experience are the minimum requirements for a judgeship or magistrate position, but most workers have law degrees and some are elected; training requirements for arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators vary.
- Overall employment is projected to grow more slowly than average, but this varies by occupational specialty.
- Competition is expected for judge or magistrate jobs because of the prestige associated with serving on the bench.
|I'm good with people
|Doctor or Professional degree