Legal sector loses 1,200 jobs in April

The legal services sector lost 1,200 jobs in April, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Though the sector lost jobs in April, overall the sector has gained 700 jobs since April 2013, the Wall Street Journal Law Blog reports.

The sector had a 10-year high of 1.18 million jobs in May 2007. According to the April figures, there are 43,600 fewer jobs in the legal services sector than at that high point.

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