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Bankruptcy is a legal process in which a person, business, or other organization receives permission to not pay certain debts or to pay a lesser amount than what is owed. Bankruptcy lawyers assist their clients in obtaining protection from creditors under existing bankruptcy laws and help them with financial reorganization and debt repayment. 

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Law Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Senior Partner, or Bankruptcy Judge, or Self-Employed

Bankruptcy Lawyer

Law Clerk or Intern