US legal services sector adds 4500 jobs in July

August 6, 2012 The number of jobs in the US legal services sector has increased by about 4,500 since July 2011, with the total number of jobs remaining steady at about 1.2 million since the beginning of the year.

The US economy as a whole added 1,400 legal services jobs in July, according to the Labor Department, and professional and technical services as a group (including legal, accounting and bookkeeping, architecture and engineering, computer systems design, and management and technical consulting) accounted for 17,900 new jobs in July.

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