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Silly Rabbit. Remember this scathing piece about layoffs at white-shoe firms from 2013? While it was only two years ago, there has not been much in the news recently about large firm layoffs. Until now. Butler & Hosch, “a national law firm specializing in the legal needs of the mortgage banking industry” (i.e. foreclosure) just collapsed under the weight […]
Today I spoke with Dean Lawrence Mitchell of Case Western Reserve University Law School about its new “client-ready” practical skills program. I wanted to know more about its program, and I especially wanted to hear why Dean Mitchell thought CWRU could avoid the the lackluster results Washington & Lee ran into when it tried something […]
Case Western Reserve University School of Law is the latest to overhaul its curriculum to cater to what law firms say they want: young lawyers who can hit the ground running.
One of the many lawsuits brought against law schools for inflated employment numbers has been thrown out by a judge in Chicago.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the legal sector added 1,000 jobs in September, bringing it to within 50,000 of pre-recession levels.
The so-called crisis of confidence in legal education is not about law school fraud; it is about misinformed expectations.
Leanly staffed career offices must source & record employment stats one grad at a time.
Even if your employer has an orientation program, you will also need to orient yourself. Ask questions. Assume nothing. Use this 5-point list to get started.
Ten of the most significant mistakes new law firm associates make.