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'The tide is out' on the legal services market

Jan 22, 2013 Law firms "can no longer rely on a rising tide that lifts all boats," according to a new client advisory from Citi Private Bank's Law Firm Group and Hildebrandt Consulting. "In fact, the tide is out." The report found…

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Demand for legal services in the US remains flat

Nov 8, 2012 Demand for legal services in the US has remained steady in the third quarter, despite falling stock prices and the battering from super-storm Sandy. An analysis by Peer Monitor, a division of Thomson Reuters’…

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Law schools increase practical training

Jul 9, 2012 Law schools are responding to the worsening job market by offering students more courses that teach practical skills, says a new survey conducted by the American Bar Association. The survey compares current curricula…

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Hastings College of Law cuts admissions

May 8, 2012 The University of California Hastings College of Law has decided to admit 20% less students this year, as part of an effort to shift legal education to better respond to the realities of the legal services market.…

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US legal services market becomes more segmented

May 7, 2012 The most expensive US lawyers are becoming even more costly, while the cheapest are barely keeping up with inflation, according to this story published in the Wall Street Journal. A new report from legal software…

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Skadden tops list of strongest law firm brands

Jan 31, 2012 Brand research company Acritas has compiled a list of the strongest brands in the US and global legal services market. Their study, which surveyed 902 clients, of which 667 were headquaretered in the US, found that the…

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