Job-Hunting New Lawyers: Nervous, Stressed, Worried

, Texas Lawyer


Sworn in as new attorneys this month, here's how some recent law graduates describe how they and their classmates feel about the job market: Nervous, stressed, worried and frustrated. Four new lawyers and a law school's career development dean say they've observed that in lieu of finding law-firm jobs, many law grads start their own firms, seek public- or business-sector careers, or do contract legal work while searching for permanent jobs.

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