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An Improved Job Picture for Upcoming Law Grads

NALP Reports "Small Bounce" in New Attorney Hiring A positive sign for soon-to-be law school graduates. The National Association of Law Placement study, Perspectives on Fall 2010 Law Student Recruiting, notes a small increase in new lawyer job recruiting during the summer and fall of 2010...

Race to the Front of the Line Starts Early for Prospective Summer Associates

Law schools are trying to give students an edge in the hunt for Summer Associate positions for next year by starting the recruiting process earlier. Interviews that were traditionally held in September and October are now occurring in August at many Law Schools, according to the Wall Street Journal ...

Law Firm Hiring Still Tight at Top Firms, Even for the Most Sought-After Law Grads

With the U.S. economy showing signs of improvement, law firms remain hesitant to boost associate hiring. As the National Law Journal observes, "It's Tough out There," or maybe the more appropriate title would be, It's STILL tough out there . Law.com noted recently that fewer associates...