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Part-time arrangements unpopular with lawyers

Feb 24, 2013 A new NALP survey reports that while most large law firms offer part time schedules to experienced lawyers, the overall the number of lawyers working part-time has stayed very small. In 2012 just 6.2% of lawyers were…

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US summer associate numbers drop

Feb 12, 2013 A new report published by the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) shows a drop in the summer associate recruitment figures in the fall of 2012, continuing a four year trend. The NALP report said: ‘Law…

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Starting salaries at large US law firms stagnate

Sep 23, 2012 A new report from NALP shows that associate starting salaries have grown stagnant in New York and across the US, according to this article at AboveTheLaw. The hallowed $160K salary for first-year lawyers is becoming…

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At least 10 US law schools cut class sizes

Jun 12, 2012 At least 10 of the US’s roughly 200 law schools are decreasing their class sizes or have plans to do so, according to this article. The schools are eliminating revenue at a time when universities are still struggling…

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More male partners working part time, says survey

Jan 23, 2012 6.2 per cent of lawyers at big firms work part time, according to a new survey released by NALP. In 2011 98 per cent of large law firms allowed part-time schedules, either across the board or on a case-by-case basis,…

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Gender imbalance increases at top US firms

Nov 7, 2011 Newly released figures on diversity in US law firms shows a slight improvement in ethnic diversity at major firms. The percentage of minority lawyers at top US rose from 12.4 percent in 2010 to 12.7 this year, according…

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