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Press Releases from LawCrossing (15 total)

Law Schools Misrepresenting Post-Graduate Salaries

March 29, 2012 - Pasadena, CA - It seems the common assumption about law school is that following the completion of school, graduates will immediately fall into a high-paying position at a law firm. However, this assumption might be based on false information perpetuated by law schools to bring in more students. In reality, law firms aren't offering as many high salaried positions as they used to, leaving many graduates

Law School Graduates Having Trouble Finding Work

March 7, 2012 - Pasadena, CA - Even though recent job reports indicate unemployment is dropping, finding work is still difficult for a lot of people. Many assume those just graduating from law school have it easy. With such a great education behind them, finding work should be a snap. Unfortunately, this is not the case for many recent graduates, leaving them struggling to pay off a mountain of debt

Offers Insights Into Law Firm Salaries, Bonuses and More

Pasadena, CA - December 29, 2011 - LawCrossing recently announced the results of a comprehensive survey that provides a fair assessment into the salary and bonus structures offered by 94 different law firms across the country. While the survey provides plenty of dollar amounts, it's about more than just dollars and cents. In fact, the survey shows how much each law firm provides in terms of salary and bonus amounts,

Schools Plan To Tackle Unemployment, LawCrossing Finds Nearly 100,000 Jobs Natio …

Pasadena, CA, November 30, 2011 - Nearly 4.4 percent of the workers with a bachelor's degree or higher were unemployed in October. This is less than half the total unemployment level. Nationally and in Westchester, the legal profession is one of the few areas of the private sector which requires an advanced degree and has yet to post consistent monthly job gains. Pace Law School in White Plains exposed a plan

Exceptional Layoff & Sluggish Hiring Continues, LawCrossing Finds Nearly 93,800 …

Pasadena, CA, November 16, 2011 - The U.S. Senate staff members are investigation about the legal education system in the U.S. The issues to be covered in the investigation include statistics on law school job placement and student-loan debt. This would provide as a backdrop to congressional hearings on the issue. This move is a response to the query about the students being lured with bogus data by the nation's law

LawCrossing lists over 92,500 jobs across the nation and 750+ openings in San Fr …

Pasadena, CA, October 19, 2011 - Pillsbury is moving to Nashville, the music city. The firm doesn't plan to accommodate corner offices for recruiting new partners. It is expected that Pillsbury will be shifting the back office functions like finance, information technology, word processing and new client intake to the country music capital by 2012. It is not only planning to offer current employees an opportunity to move to Nashville,

LawCrossing lists over 95,000 jobs across the nation

Pasadena, CA, October 12, 2011 - According to the Bureau of Labor Statistic's preliminary September employment report, analysts' predictions have been outpaced by the economy on the whole, after the addition of 103,000 jobs. But the small increase has not carried over to the legal sector. According to the report, nearly 1,300 jobs were lost last month. The BLS report shows a net loss of 1,500 jobs in 2011in the legal

LawCrossing lists over 20,000 jobs for law grads even when finding law jobs seem …

Pasadena, CA, October 5, 2011 - The law school career services departments are now concentrating on alternative or nontraditional careers on their websites. University of Texas alumni has a Non-Practicing Advisory Council within its alumni association. This is because many grads of Austin's School of Law are cartoonists, service dog trainers, and wind farm employees. As per the Yale Law School's "Lawyers in Business" guide, 10 percent of alumni typically

Is it really a challenge to find law jobs? LawCrossing finds nearly 600 jobs in …

Pasadena, CA, September 28, 2011 - The law school scenario in Minneapolis has been no longer a certain bet. After going through the bad news regarding job prospects and growing debt, the prospective students are asking tougher questions. Because of the worsening scenario, the number of applications has declined in law schools. According to the new reports by the National Association for Law Placement, the job market for law school graduates

Finding jobs in legal field turns out to be challenging, LawCrossing finds over …

Pasadena, CA, September 21, 2011 - According to the University of Oregon's law students, finding a law job is as hard as clearing the bar exam. William W. Knight Law Center tracks job placement for graduates nine months after graduation, so this year's data is still awaited. The job placement rate for the class of 2010 was 80 percent which is 5 percent less from that of 2009's class.

Law firm recruiting process returns in full force, LawCrossing find over 20,700 …

Pasadena, CA, September 14, 2011 - Even though there hasn't been much improvement in the summer associate class sizes, there is, definitely, some progress seen in the offers for full-time employment received by the summer associates. Survey of an AM Law Daily found that 17 national firms employing at least 20 second year students. The report shows an average of 62 students from each firm are offered jobs this year,

LawCrossing finds over 20,700 legal jobs for law students across the nation

Pasadena, CA, September 7, 2011 - While applications to law schools are down about 10 percent in 2011 nationwide, there is also a decrease in the level of employment rate for post graduate students. The first-year fall enrollment at the University of Missouri is down by 11 percent and applications by nearly 17 percent. A 12 percent decline in the enrollment rate in Washington University, St. Louis shows the lessening

LawCrossing finds over 3,200 legal jobs for law students in Washington DC

Pasadena, CA, August 30, 2011 - Steady recruitment efforts by Washington's largest law firms for 2012 summer associates have been reported. Despite the retrenchment in summer programs' recruitment nationwide, offices of major firms in Washington are about to hire the same number of associates as 2011, for summer 2012. Even though Akin Gump has plans to hire up to 20 summer associates next year, it is down from having 34 summer

LawCrossing finds 20,000+ legal job openings to help indebted students

Pasadena, CA, August 16, 2011 - Top law schools have pushed big law firms to recruit in August. Because of the growing pressure to help students with heavy debts to get jobs, a lot of interviews for careers at law firms are taking place now. Law schools are hoping to give their students an edge in the struggle by forcing the big firms to recruit in August, months earlier than

LawCrossing emerges out from job shortage, finds over 2,800 Legal Jobs in Texas.

Pasadena, CA, August 9, 2011: According to the Economic Modeling Specialists Inc.'s research, 53,508 people passed the bar exam in 2009 but only 26,239 attorney job openings have been estimated annually from 2010 through 2015. This employment-data and economic-analysis consulting firm's study shows that Texas has the seventh-largest lawyer surplus having only 2,155 lawyer job openings but 3,052 people passing the bar exam annually. Thus 897 surplus lawyers will be passing

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