A Profession in Decline?

Benjamin Barton, a professor at the University of Tennessee School of Law, offers a sobering assessment of the state of the legal profession–law schools graduating too many lawyers, graduates who can’t find jobs and  a crushing debt load for the majority who don’t win the large law firm lottery and who end up in lower … Read more

Weathering the Financial Storm

It is very unclear how the failure of major financial institutions and the federal bailout of some of these institutions will effect the legal profession. But like most of you, I’ve been doing my best to make sense of all this uncertainty. On the one hand, law firms are likely to see a large uptick … Read more