Legal News

Labor Department Shows that Legal Services Slightly on the Rise
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

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 U.S. unemployment falling from 8.1 in August to 7.8 percent in September, and of those jobs, 2,900 concerned accounting and bookkeeping and computer system design — heavy hitters compared to the legal sector which added 1,000 jobs in December.

1,000 jobs isn’t epic, but it’s at least in the right direction. We are up 5,900 jobs since September 2011, making for a total of about 1.13 million jobs.

Some of the biggest losers in jobs include local government, the postal service, accommodation, sporting good and books, and similar jobs suggesting that luxuries are still being cut back as well as government.

  
What
Where


Entering the legal profession still isn’t the shrewdest choice to make economically, nowhere near as financially certain as a decade ago, but with those whose hearts are set on rendering legal serves, there is a gleam of hope, and it is safe to assume that this modest improvement is set to continue as we slowly trudge our way out of the recession.



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Senior Litigation Attorney with some experience

USA-CA-Orange

Irvine office of our client seeks senior litigation attorney. The candidate should preferably have c...

Apply Now

Trademark Attorney with 5+ years of prosecution experience

USA-CA-San Diego

San Diego office of our client seeks trademark attorney with 5+ years of prosecution experience. The...

Apply Now

Attorney with 2-7 years of general commercial litigation experience

USA-FL-Sarasota

Sarasota office of our client seeks attorney with 2-7 years of general commercial and/or civil litig...

Apply Now

Global Sourcing and Technology Attorney with 2-4 years of experience

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client seeks global sourcing and technology attorney with 2-4 years of experien...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Corporate / Commercial Attorney | Lebanon, NH

USA-NH-Lebanon

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC seeks an experienced corporate / commercial attorney to join its Lebanon o...

Apply now

Business Law Junior Associate | Burlington, VT

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Commercial an...

Apply now

Business Law Associate | Burlington

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with 4 to 8 years of experience to join its very busy pr...

Apply now

Trademark & Business Law Associate | Burlington, Vermont

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) is seeking an Associate attorney with 1-3 years of trademark and tra...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top