The purported fact of an economic recovery depends on your perception. But pundits, being pundits, must have something to argue about, and one of the current flash points is whether a recovery of the legal economy is underway … or whether we’re in for more of the same. If the optimists are correct, it will soon become easier for lawyers to get and keep jobs. In my small corner of the world, though, this does not yet appear to be the case. And, while I see a significant number of new lawyers who can’t seem to get anything in the legal field, the problems of unemployment and underemployment seem to be most devastating for older lawyers. ... READ MOREOriginally published July 1, 2013
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