Thursday, August 28, 2014
You can read the full post from the Wall Street Journal Law Blog here. An excerpt:
Employers often complain that law schools don’t do enough to prepare graduates for life as practicing lawyers.
Well, it turns out that young attorneys feel pretty strongly about it, too.
A new survey in the September issue of The American Lawyer suggests that job satisfaction among mid-level associates is heavily influenced by how well they believe their law schools prepared them for practice.
The publication polled more than 5,000 attorneys with three-to-five years of experience under their belts on their satisfaction with compensation, training, relations with partners and other issues. Overall, job satisfaction was up slightly, it found
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But others said law school coursework tilted too heavily towards litigation, and didn’t do enough to prepare corporate lawyers for scenarios they are likely to encounter after graduation.
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Continue reading here.