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Summary: A new way of ranking law schools based on LSAT median scores, employment outcomes, and citations has uncovered several law schools with strong programs but not much public attention. Everyone knows of the most popular and prestigious law schools…>read moreNo Comment June 30, 2015
Summary: The ABA has noted the rise of alternative JD careers. Perhaps it was inevitable. With the legal market glutted with JDs and the market collapsed and barely recovered after 2008, of course all these debt-ridden JDs are going to…>read moreNo Comment June 23, 2015
Summary: Several law schools have programs in place that provide law school graduates with jobs in exchange for their offering legal services to the community at a reduced rate. According to ABC News, a grim job market for new attorneys…>read moreNo Comment June 15, 2015
Summary: North Carolina’s law schools compared in terms of post-grad employment. The legal market is still crawling, with little reprieve, after the 2008 recession, as well as after such annoying innovations as over-the-seas outsourcing and computerized data-base searches, reducing the…>read more1 Comment March 30, 2015
Summary: The American Bar Association implemented a new policy that required more detailed employment data from law schools. Now, many law schools are reporting data that is not required by the ABA to demonstrate transparency in their employment rankings. According…>read moreNo Comment October 3, 2014
Click here to read the full article on LawCrossing for an in-depth explanation of all 10 reasons why older attorneys have a harder time finding work in law firms. Finding work is hard for older attorneys and requires a unique…>read moreNo Comment July 29, 2014
By Harrison Barnes In law firm practices today, while you may not be sure of income or jobs, there’s one thing you can count on to be constant – and that’s stress. So, understanding the nature of stress in a…>read moreNo Comment April 25, 2014
Trying to improve your career, or make a switch to a new job, is not easy to accomplish in today’s world. One way to make it easier is to browse the career advice section on Legal Authority. The section can…>read moreNo Comment January 8, 2014
Up till now, law schools were required by the ABA to report employment for their grads at 9 months post-graduation. The solid 9-months is enough to gestate the freshly acquired degree and give birth to a job. Nevertheless, schools in…>read moreNo Comment August 12, 2013
We weren’t hoping for anything drastic, and we weren’t disappointed: of the 4,900 Professional and technical services jobs, 4,900 were added, according the latest from the Labor Department. That’s not huge despite the sway the economy has been taking, with…>read moreNo Comment October 5, 2012
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