NALP: Law Grads' Jobs Rate Falls for Fifth Straight Year

, The National Law Journal


A large graduating class and fewer law school-funded jobs meant that the overall employment rate for the J.D. class of 2012 fell by 1 percent compared to a year ago, according to figures released Thursday by NALP.

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    No sympathy here. These grads started law school AFTER the market collapsed so they have no business whining about a lack of employment opportunities. As for that handful who connect with Big Law - they aren't worth half those $160,000 starting salaries, giving added proof that Big Law refuses to do away with the smarmy prestige contests it engages in.

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