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Not to be confused with Law enforcement.

The law career track is available in The Sims 2: Seasons and The Sims 4: Discover University.

The Sims 2: SeasonsEdit

The law career is introduced into The Sims 2 with the Seasons expansion pack. The career reward for this career is the "I Object" Litigator Podium, which can be obtained at career level 6. If Apartment Life is installed, Socialites are likely to work in this career. This career track has the highest paying teen/elder part-time job.

College majors associated with the law career are History, Political Science, and Psychology. However, a degree is not required to enter into this career field.

Adult promotion levelsEdit

Law career Law Career Levels
1) File Clerk
It's time to clean up society. But first, you'll need to clean up the files. You'll need to have good reasoning, organisation, and people skills to get to the top of this industry. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 0
08:00 - 16:00
08001600
Skill Cleaning 0
Skill Logic 0
§148/day Friend 0
No bonus
2) Law Firm Receptionist
Clients are instantly put at ease by your calm and professional demeanor as you effortlessly juggle telephone calls. Don't lose your cool. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 0
08:00 - 16:00
08001600
Skill Cleaning 0
Skill Logic 0
§215/day Friend 1
Bonus: §430
3) Legal Secretary
Your skill in writing shorthand is so good you could fit a novel on a single grain of rice. Rapid multitasking under pressure is a necessity. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 0
09:00 - 16:00
09001600
Skill Cleaning 1
Skill Logic 1
§365/day Friend 2
Bonus: §730
4) Legal Biller
No business expense nor hour of work billed shall go unnoticed when you're on the job. Meticulous bookkeeping will keep both the firm and clients happy. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 1
09:00 - 16:00
09001600
Skill Cleaning 2
Skill Logic 2
§422/day Friend 3
Bonus: §844
5) Paralegal
Working on important cases behind the scenes, you work with the efficiency and speed of a law ninja. Making smart surgical strikes is the path to glory. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 2
09:00 - 16:00
09001600
Skill Cleaning 3
Skill Logic 3
§488/day Friend 4
Bonus: §976
6) Personal Injury Attorney
Citizens injured on the job need a champion, and so you live to win the most difficult cases. Powers of persuasion will get you ahead. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 4
10:00 - 17:00
10001700
Skill Cleaning 4
Skill Logic 3
§725/day Friend 6
Bonus: §1,450
7) Family Law Attorney
Dealing with sensitive family matters take the kind of tact and professionalism that few have. Luckily, you're one of those few, but you'll need to tread lightly to stay successful. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 5
09:00 - 16:00
09001600
Skill Cleaning 5
Skill Logic 4
§865/day Friend 8
Bonus: §1,730
8) International Corporate Lawyer
You travel the world with a fine leather briefcase that lets people know you mean business. The largest companies in the world are relying on you to protect them from bankruptcy. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 6
09:00 - 16:00
09001600
Skill Cleaning 6
Skill Logic 6
§1,175/day Friend 9
Bonus: §2,350
9) Entertainment Attorney
You represent and protect the hottest and hippest celebrities, but don't let the glamour go to your head. You'll need to work hard to protect your clients from the most vicious scandals. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 8
10:00 - 17:00
10001700
Skill Cleaning 7
Skill Logic 6
§1,572/day Friend 11
Bonus: §3,144
10) The Law
You are the law! Criminals tremble in your presence. Dispense judgement with a firm but fair hand. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 10
10:00 - 17:00
10001700
Skill Cleaning 8
Skill Logic 7
§1,912/day Friend 13
Bonus: §3,824

Teen/elder promotion levelsEdit

Law career Law Career Levels
1) File Clerk
It's time to clean up society. But first, you'll need to clean up the files. You'll need to have good reasoning, organisation, and people skills to get to the top of this industry. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 0
15:00 - 18:00
15001800
Skill Cleaning 0
Skill Logic 0
§74/day Friend 0
No bonus
2) Law Firm Receptionist
Clients are instantly put at ease by your calm and professional demeanor as you effortlessly juggle telephone calls. Don't lose your cool. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 0
15:00 - 19:00
15001900
Skill Cleaning 0
Skill Logic 1
§98/day Friend 1
Bonus: §196
3) Legal Secretary
Your skill in writing shorthand is so good you could fit a novel on a single grain of rice. Rapid multitasking under pressure is a necessity. S M T W T F S Skill Charisma 0
15:00 - 19:00
15001900
Skill Cleaning 1
Skill Logic 2
§145/day Friend 2
Bonus: §290

Adult chance cardsEdit

For more information on Chance Cards in The Sims 2, see Chance card.
Law career Law Chance Cards
1) File Clerk
<Sim> quickly gathers the files for Mr. Vanderseaux's big case. He will be arguing before the Grand Court of Sim City and his paperwork must be all ready in perfect order, else he may lose the case. Just before <Sim> plans to turn in the files, he/she realizes that Mr. Vanderseaux will only accept his files if they are ordered in a particular way. But how? There's the obvious choice, alphabetical order, but <Sim> also seems to remember something about Mr. Vanderseaux preferring his files to be ordered by color. How should <Sim> organize the files? Alphabetical Order Success:
Skill Logic +1
15% chance
Failure:
Got Fired Get Fired
84% chance
Order by Color Success:
Got a Promotion Promoted to Law Firm Receptionist
84% chance
Failure:
Got Fined -§125
15% chance
2) Law Firm Receptionist
<Sim> picks up the phone, only to hear Allison Bersowitz on the other line. She's been calling for weeks asking for legal representation, but <Sim>'s boss, Mr. Vanderseaux, has no interest in representing her. <Sim> is sick with dealing with the lady every day, so he/she thinks of two possible ways to handle the situation. He/She can convince Mr. Vanderseaux to represent her, though he may not be happy about it. Or, <Sim> can find Bersowitz another lawyer, though Vanderseaux may not appreciate him/her helping his competition. How should <Sim> get Allison Bersowitz out of his/her hair? Convince Vanderseaux Success:
Earned Money +§320
75% chance
Failure:
Got Demoted Demoted to File Clerk
24% chance
Recommend Another Lawyer Success:
Got a Promotion Promoted to Legal Secretary
24% chance
Failure:
Got Fired Get Fired
75% chance
3) Legal Secretary
The day is proceeding quietly and smoothly until <Sim> receives a phone call from her boss's wife - Mrs. Vanderseaux. The woman has zero patience for others and demands her husband be put on the phone immediately. <Sim> is about to comply, until he/she remembers Mr. Vanderseaux is currently meeting with a very important client and he doesn't need the stress from talking to his wife. Should <Sim> patch Mrs. Vanderseaux through, or keep her on the line until her husband is finished? Patch Her Through Success:
Skill Charisma +1
25% chance
Failure:
Got Fined -§410
74% chance
Keep Her on the Line Success:
Got a Promotion Promoted to Legal Biller
74% chance
Failure:
Got Fired Get Fired
25% chance
4) Legal Biller
<Sim> is busy collecting money his/her boss earned in various legal settlements when the oddity on one billing statement catches his/her eye. It appears his/her boss, Mr. Vanderseaux, was never compensated for his work on the Landgrabb v. Sim City case. Vanderseaux is entitled with 25% of the settlement, but a bit of time has passed and that money is most definitely worth more. <Sim> can give the Landgrabbs a call to demand the 25%, or take the risk and sue them for more. What's his/her move? Ask for 25% Success:
Earned Money +§560
35% chance
Failure:
Got Fired Get Fired
64% chance
Sue for More Success:
Got a Promotion Promoted to Paralegal
64% chance
Failure:
Got Demoted Demoted to Legal Secretary
35% chance
5) Paralegal
<Sim> is reviewing the statements obtained in a series of witness interviews, but one of them seems to be a bit strange. The witness, Carmen Eggers, refused to answer many of the questions asked to her. In fact, based on her reported location at the time of the crime, some of the answers may fill in some of the gaps in the case. Of course, she might also not know anything. Should <Sim> subpoena her for additional questioning, or look elsewhere for answers? Subpoena Carmen Success:
Skill Cleaning +1
80% chance
Failure:
Got Fined -§750
19% chance
Look Elsewhere Success:
Skill Logic +1
19% chance
Failure:
Got Demoted Demoted to Legal Biller
80% chance
6) Personal Injury Attorney
<Sim>'s latest client has a particularly nasty injury - his foot is stuck to his head after messing with some industrial glue at work. <Sim> can settle for the cost of his/her client's medical expenses, or sue his/her client's employers for the medical expenses plus compensatory damages. <Sim>'s client is mostly at fault for the accident, so the evidence is shaky at best. Then again, it is quite a lot of Simoleons. Which settlement should <Sim> pursue? Medical Costs Success:
Skill Charisma +1
80% chance
Failure:
Got Fined -§1,125
19% chance
Compensatory Damages Success:
Earned Money +§1,350
19% chance
Failure:
Got Fired Get Fired
80% chance
7) Family Law Attorney
<Sim> scratches his/her head in confusion, unable to decide the course of action to take. Greg McPear is suing his mother, <Sim>'s client, for not raising him properly, even though he is a multi-millionaire businessman. <Sim>'s client simply wants the issue to go away and she has given <Sim> free reign to resolve the issue. <Sim> can settle with Greg, or counter-sue for slandering the mother. It's a difficult decision and McPear has more than enough money to hire a stellar legal team. Settle out of Court Success:
Got a Promotion Promoted to International Corporate Lawyer
25% chance
Failure:
Skill Charisma -1
74% chance
Counter-Sue for Slander Success:
Earned Money +§3,000
74% chance
Failure:
Got Fired Get Fired
25% chance
8) International Corporate Lawyer
While visiting the country of Hartson on business, <Sim> meets a young couple - the Mazovs - who tell him/her that their hotel just stole their luggage and is holding it to ransom. They plead with <Sim>, an international corporate lawyer of great renown, to help them in their time of need. <Sim> is familiar with the laws of Hartson and could lend a legal hand, but then again, he/she also has work to do for his/her clients back in Sim City. Should <Sim> help the Mazovs? Help the Mazovs Success:
Got a Promotion Promoted to Entertainment Attorney
65% chance
Failure:
Got Fined -§8,000
34% chance
Get back to Work Success:
Skill Logic +1
34% chance
Failure:
Got Demoted Demoted to Family Law Attorney
65% chance
9) Entertainment Attorney
<Sim>'s client, the world famous actress Natalia Crenshaw, was recently caught smooching her long rumored boyfriend, Nigel Seamus. <Sim> received a tip that the tabloid that caught them, The Weekend Star, has doctored the photographs so that it looks like Natalia is slapping Nigel, not kissing him. After all, scandal sells more papers than love! Natalia asks <Sim> to fix the situation and punish The Weekend Star before they can publish the photos, which she can do quietly by talking to the editors at their office, or by suing them publicly for libel. Speak with the Editors Success:
Skill Charisma +2
35% chance
Failure:
Skill Charisma -2
64% chance
Sue for Libel Success:
Earned Money +§37,000
64% chance
Failure:
Got Fired Get Fired
35% chance
10) The Law
<Sim> is walking the city streets to make sure every citizen fully understands the laws, when the clouds darken overhead and a cry for help rings out. <Sim> quickly moves into action and is beside the citizens within minutes. People are naturally terrified of the storm clouds - rightfully so! - as they are not natural, but created with a weather control device. Some citizens are demanding the weather control devices be declared illegal, while others wish for them to be declared lawful. Only The Law - <Sim> - can decide! Make them Illegal Success:
Got a Big Bonus +§46,000
15% chance
Failure:
Skill Logic -2
84% chance
Make them Legal Success:
Got a Big Bonus +§43,000
84% chance
Failure:
Got Fired Get Fired
15% chance

The Sims 4: Discover UniversityEdit

The law career is present in The Sims 4: Discover University.

Career levelsEdit

TS4 Law career Law Career Levels
Workplace: Bagley & Buckley LLP
1) Process Server
< Sim's first name > has been authorized by law to deliver summons, writs, and complaints. It's a lot of errand-running and a lot of delivering unwanted paperwork. She/he just needs to be sure to brush up on her/his door-knocking skills and practice those three important words: "You've been served." §15/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
None
Daily Task:
File Court Documents
Bonus: None Pension: Unknown
2) File Clerk
Nobody ever said filing paperwork was a fun task, but the firm would totally crumble without the power of proper alphabetization. §18/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 2 Research & Debate Skill
Daily Task:
File Court Documents
Bonus: §150; Legal Case Files Pension: Unknown
3) Legal Secretary
Your growing legal acumen comes in handy when assisting lawyers with their cases, as well as preparing and handling legal documents. §22/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 3 Research & Debate Skill
Daily Task:
File Court Documents
Bonus: §200; Chat about Scandalous Lawsuit Interaction Pension: Unknown
4) Paralegal
Paralegals get to handle substantive legal work and need to have a deep knowledge of the law. You're closing in on that coveted lawyer position! §30/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 4 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 2 Logic Skill
Pass Lawyer's Exam
Daily Task:
File Court Documents
Bonus: §350; Take the Lawyer's Exam Interaction; Very Impressive Lawyer-y Desk Chair Pension: Unknown
5) Budding Barrister
As a budding barrister, your hands are dirty with real court cases and litigation. Your knowledge of courtroom advocacy and ability to prepare cases for trial has been noticed by the higher-ups §52/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 5 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 2 Charisma Skill
Daily Task:
Offer Legal Representation
Bonus: §450; Offer Legal Representation Interaction; New clothes Pension: Unknown
6) Adept Attorney
A major milestone in your law career—you are officially an attorney-at-law! Provide private citizens and businesses with legal advice and represent them in criminal or civil court trials. Even if you're still second chair, you have an opportunity to watch and learn. §75/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 6 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 3 Logic Skill
Daily Task:
Offer Legal Representation
Bonus: §500; Very Impressive Lawyer-y Desk Pension: Unknown
7) Promising Prosecutor
Conducting cases against defendants in court and bringing criminals to justice is your goal. You've attracted the attention of many with your promising record—so you better get some convictions! §105/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 7 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 3 Charisma Skill
Daily Task:
Offer Legal Representation
Bonus: §750; Barrister's Bookcase Pension: Unknown


Judge BranchEdit

Description: "Judges preside over court proceedings and conduct trials in an impartial and lawful manner. Armed with a gavel and decked out in judicial robes, they wield constitutional authority."

TS4 Law Judge Law Career Levels - Judge Branch
8) Gavel Smasher
Smashing gavels, upholding laws, rendering judgments... all equally important parts of the job description. §120/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 8 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 5 Logic Skill
Daily Task:
Make Rulings
Bonus: §1,200; Read Pleadings, Research Legal Issues and Visit University Law Class Interactions; New clothes Pension: Unknown
9) Honorable Arbitrator
Your occupation, in summation, involves judicial arbitration and presiding over litigation, doling out repudiation or condemnation, and hopefully reaching mediation of conflated legal situations. §220/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 9 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 6 Logic Skill
Daily Task:
Make Rulings
Bonus: §1,500; Guest Speak at University about Law Interaction Pension: Unknown
10) Chief of Justice
You're the highest ranking judge of the highest court of law. Every ruling you make has effects far and wide, and legal precedents you set could outlive you. Judge wisely and uphold justice for all Sims! §425/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 10 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 7 Logic Skill
Daily Task:
Make Rulings
Bonus: §2,200; On a Scale of 1 to Justice Pension: Unknown


Private Attorney BranchEdit

Description: "Handling legal cases, practicing law in court, and recruiting high profile clients, it's all the name of the game when you're a Private Attorney. Work hard, win your cases, and you might make Partner."

TS4 Law Private Attorney Law Career Levels - Private Attorney Branch
8) Lead Litigator
Settlements, complaints, lawsuits. If you want to be a successful litigator, you're going to need the spirit of a crocodile. §140/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 8 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 5 Charisma Skill
Daily Task:
Offer Legal Representation and Obtain New Clients
Bonus: §1,450; Craft Legal Argument, Research Case Law, Discuss Complex Case Law and Visit University Law Class Interactions; New clothes Pension: Unknown
9) Legal Eagle
You've flown far and made a reputation for yourself as a private attorney. When clients ask for the best, your name is somewhere towards the top of the list. §224/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 9 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 6 Charisma Skill
Daily Task:
Offer Legal Representation and Obtain New Clients
Bonus: §1,850 Pension: Unknown
10) Preeminent Partner
This is it. You made partner. You're at the helm of the most prestigious law firm in the world. Generating revenue for the firm falls to you, so start bringing in clients. And remember—the more clients you represent the higher your profit-sharing will be! §450/hour S M T W T F S
Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ideal Mood: Unknown
Promotion Tasks:
Reach Level 10 Research & Debate Skill
Reach Level 7 Charisma Skill
Daily Task:
Offer Legal Representation and Obtain New Clients
Bonus: §2,600; On a Scale of 1 to Justice Pension: Unknown


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