Even “The Atlantic” Is Piling On
You know it’s bad when MainStreamMedia (outside the legal-world bubble, that is) starts talking about the depressing job prospects for lawyers.
This is basically the story of white collar job changes in the US for the past 12 months. And legal services is just one slot away from totally bringing up the rear.
In other words, for lawyers this is not a “jobless recovery,” it’s still a “job-shedding recovery.” If you can call it a recovery at all.
And of course this doesn’t reflect the fact that law schools pumped an additional 45,000 or so new grads into the market during that same period. And will do so next year and the year after and…
Is there anything to be done? We would urge you to do everything you can to take control of your own career, using every tool available. Including, of course, JD Match.