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31/10/2016

Treated Worse Than Dogs

Law FirmI realize that most of my readers can only dream of functioning at a large firm-so what happens after you get there is possibly beyond the scope of what you can feel about these days, when you’re unemployed and living in your parent’s basement. In an Am Law Daily column earlier this week, Harper belittles the Simkovic-McIntyre thesis, citing the bimodal distribution of lawyer incomeā€ as explanation adequate to ignore the study’s findings about averages. Their site has a search engine of law firms and solicitors that makes it possible for you to search by firm name, location and the location of law you want assistance with. The SRA’s minimum necessary salary for trainees was scrapped from 1 August 2014.… Read More

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06/07/2015

Functioning In A Law Firm Worse Than Getting A P.O.W.? No.

Law FirmI realize that most of my readers can only dream of operating at a massive firm-so what happens when you get there is possibly beyond the scope of what you can feel about nowadays, when you happen to be unemployed and living in your parent’s basement. If you are totally certain that you want to specialise in a particular field – specially if you have already worked in a relevant sector – a niche firm is an superb decision. From a different quarter comes a new study by Seton Hall law school professor Michael Simkovic and Rutgers B-school professor Frank McIntyre who calculate the worth of a law college education by estimating that the pre-tax lifetime worth of a law … Read More

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