Saturday, September 8, 2018
That's what the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found in its August 2018 jobs report. It reflects the second straight month of declines in legal sector jobs (here). For purposes of tallying the total number of legal sector jobs, the BLS includes paralegals, legal secretaries and similar positions such as limited license legal technicians in its calculations. The American Lawyer has more details about this month's BLS report and what it suggests about larger trends in the job marketplace here.