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Summary: Diversity at law firms across the country increased in 2014, according to a new study from NALP. Data from the National Association for Law Placement released this week shows that women associates increased their presence at law firms in 2014,…>read moreNo Comment February 18, 2015
The National Association for Law Placement has released new data that shows half of lawyers are starting with a salary that is less than $62,000 per year, according to CNN. Over the previous six years, starting salaries have also dropped…>read moreNo Comment July 16, 2014
Law school graduates are finding it easier to obtain a job at a large law firm compared to the past couple of years, according to The Wall Street Journal. From the class of 2013, law grads who are working in…>read moreNo Comment July 9, 2014
The National Association for Law Placement Inc. has released new data that shows recent law school graduates are finding more job opportunities and even higher starting salaries, according to The Birmingham Business Journal. NALP said in its most recent report…>read moreNo Comment July 9, 2014
JDs are still struggling. In the latest study regarding employment rates for freshly graduated law students, performed by the National Association for Law Placement and due for release this August, we see yet another year of decline — the sixth…>read moreNo Comment July 1, 2014
The employment rate for legal graduates is still below the all-time high reached in 2007 of 91.9 percent. According to data released by the National Association for Law Placement, the rate of employment for law grads dropped for a sixth…>read moreNo Comment June 23, 2014
A talk by NALP executive director Jim Leipold did not bring good news for the entry-level legal job market, according to The National Law Journal. Leipold said that the market has not recovered from the massive hit it encountered during…>read moreNo Comment April 11, 2014
Since 1977 law school enrollment hasn’t been this low, according to the American Bar Association. Since last year there has been an almost 50,000 student decline; analysts and speculators and the legal community consider that this “largely reflects concerns about…>read moreNo Comment December 18, 2013
The National Association for Law Placement, tells us the good news; “The percentage of women and minority partners at law firms continued to inch up during 2013.” Female careerists rejoice! According to The National Law Journal This year, women accounted…>read moreNo Comment December 12, 2013
As the economic recession has left many law firms struggling to get by, many have made diversification less of a priority. Over the last 20 years, the number of minorities and women in the legal industry has continued to grow,…>read moreNo Comment May 28, 2013
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