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How Much Does a Criminal Defense Lawyer Make Per Year? Average Criminal Defense Lawyer Salary

The job outlook for criminal defense lawyers is excellent because crime rates are constantly on the rise. Of the several factors that influence their income, education is considered vital for establishing a successful career. Private conflict council cases offer substantial trial experience by creating room for handling a variety of cases. Criminal defense lawyers get paid by the case or by the hour. A shrewd defense attorney handles a mix of state, federal, appointed and retained cases. They represent people accused of crimes such as drunk driving, robbery and domestic violence. The average criminal defense lawyer salary is above $100,000 a year.

by Margaret Walker on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 10:51

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