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US legal industry added 700 jobs in March

Apr 11, 2014 The US legal industry added 700 jobs in March, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.   The revised jobs data for the month of February shows that hiring in the legal industry remained flat in that…

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Melbourne lawyer struck of for +$12m fraud

Apr 1, 2014 A Melbourne lawyer has been struck off the Roll of Legal Practitioners for committing fraud to the value of more than $12 million of client money. Philip David Linacre walked into the Legal Services Board offices in…

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Poor first quarter results for US legal industry

May 17, 2013 Citi Private Bank and the American Lawyer have conducted their annual surveys of the leading firms in the US legal profession, reporting marginal growth in the first quarter of 2013. According to The American Lawyer,…

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US law firms among top donors in presidential race

Jul 17, 2012 The US presidential candidates are making news with their race to raise cash to fund their campaigns. Lawyers and lawfirms have been rushing to donate to both candidates, making the legal industries among the biggest…

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US legal Industry lost 2900 jobs in February

Mar 9, 2011 The Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that US unemployment fell to 8.9 percent in February, but the legal industry lost 2,900 jobs in the same month. In January the industry made the modest gain of 500 jobs,…

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