67 ABA Journal New Attorneys articles.
Associate hiring and attrition spiked last year, leading to “boomerang” hiring and a greater percentage of associates leaving within one year, according to a survey of law firms released last week
by the NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education.
May 2, 2022 9:29 AM CDT
Employment data for 2021 graduates shows a vibrant job market for new lawyers, but it’s too soon to predict the 2022 market, says Aaron Taylor, executive director of the AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence. Taylor also thinks law school enrollment will be a significant factor.
Apr 28, 2022 12:37 PM CDT
Lateral hiring at law firms was up nearly 111% in 2021 following a 30% decline in 2020, according to the National Association for Law Placement.
Mar 30, 2022 10:31 AM CDT
The ABA Young Lawyers Division has launched the Leadership Academy to continue to promote and advance lawyers who have been historically marginalized and underrepresented in the legal profession.
Mar 25, 2022 11:31 AM CDT
Mentorship. This one word can cause many a tough, battle-worn attorney to cringe. For many seasoned attorneys, the idea of being a mentor just sounds like you are being asked to add more hours of work to an already overloaded schedule. But before you reject the idea, consider the benefits that come with such a role.
Mar 8, 2022 11:12 AM CST
Bar admissions authorities, bar associations, law schools and legal employers need to establish clear and consistent policies that provide accommodations to individuals who are lactating, the ABA House of Delegates resolved Monday.
Feb 14, 2022 11:39 AM CST
“Ten years of practicing law is an appropriate time to contemplate the past and reflect on what worked and what didn’t. If you’re a young lawyer or law student ... , I hope my experiences as a solo practitioner and the following lessons can help you.”
Feb 1, 2022 10:58 AM CST
The battle for legal talent
has led two BigLaw firms to try new tacks to bolster recruitment.
Jan 26, 2022 10:25 AM CST
The application for admission to the New York bar violates state law by asking for information about arrests in cases that are no longer pending and didn’t result in a conviction, according to the New York State Bar Association.
Jan 25, 2022 11:12 AM CST
Law firms “are spending huge amounts of money and putting their profits at increasing risk” as they battle to hold on to their associates, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jan 11, 2022 11:49 AM CST
Law firms will be able to easily absorb higher expenses driven by a talent war because of strong revenue growth in 2021, according to the 2022 Citi Hildebrandt Client Advisory
Dec 9, 2021 1:12 PM CST
Several major law firms in the United States and Europe are offering jobs to associates without interviewing them, according to a story by Law.com.
Dec 7, 2021 11:20 AM CST
An informal networking organization that matched law students and new lawyers with mentors has become a nonprofit organization that's set to grow nationwide.
Dec 2, 2021 1:18 PM CST
Larger firms of 250 or more lawyers are hiring a higher percentage of law grads as class sizes stagnate and law firms grow.
Dec 2, 2021 9:43 AM CST
Two female recruiters are featured in this month’s Asked and Answered podcast, which is looking at how legal recruiting has changed over the years, including an incredibly hot job market for 2021.
Nov 29, 2021 9:07 AM CST
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