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For the Law Enforcement career, see Law Enforcement.

The Law career was 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 Levels Edit

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

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