You’re Invited to a Conference

If you will or could be in the Bay Area the second week of November, I invite you to sign up for a day-long conference, The Brave New World of Entry-Level Recruiting, which we have put together.  It’s actually “back by popular demand,” in that we...

Supply & Demand for 1/2/3L’s

Comes word (prominently in the WSJ Law Blog) that the New York City Bar Association has formed a task force to “search for a solution” to the simply awful legal job market, in which only 55% of the Class of 2011 had found full-time positions requiring a...

“The Best & The Brightest”

The National Law Journal just published a wealth of information, derived from NALP statistics, about which law schools send the greatest number of their graduates to NLJ 250 firms as first-year associates, and-this is the really fun part-how many graduates of those...

In re: Passion

Dogs bark.  Birds sing.  Snakes bite.  Lawyers sue. Or is there more to it than that? I’m referring to the series of class action lawsuits being brought against law schools claiming they systematically  misled students/applicants about such presumably material...

First Look at Where the Class of 2011 Law Graduates Went

The National Law Journal has published a first look at where law students graduating in the Class of 2011 began work, focusing on those who went directly to an NLJ 250 firm. Keep in mind that this consciously omits two other potentially desirable job categories,...

What Do These Two Trends Have in Common?

Here are two things we know: First, the rise of the Legal Process Outsourcers–and other nontraditional ways of accomplishing legal work–has not only arrived for keeps, but is accelerating.   Consider that all of the conceivable possibilities for...
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