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    Wednesday
    Jan192011

    Mining for Legal Jobs in a Polarized World, Part VII – Demographics: The Age Tsunami and Elder Law

    This blog in the Mining for Legal Jobs in a Polarized World series looks at the profound impact on attorney job opportunities deriving from one of the most precedent-shattering demographic changes ever experienced, specifically the aging of the U.S. population.

     

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    Thursday
    Jan062011

    Mining for Legal Jobs in a Polarized World, Part VI – Legal Careers for the Language-Proficient

    With the Republican Party now in control of the House of Representatives and the Senate’s Democratic majority pared back, the likelihood that the 112th Congress, which begins its first session this week, will produce anywhere near the volume of landmark legislation of its predecessor is slim.  Consequently, attorneys who profited from the legal job creation initiatives generated by legislation over the past two years should now be thinking of looking elsewhere.  One promising place is employers who need lawyers with language skills.

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    Wednesday
    Dec222010

    Mining for Legal Jobs in a Polarized World, Part V – Economic Development

    When both sides of the political/ideological divide cannot agree on much of anything, the resulting government stasis means that you have to be a little more creative in where you look for legal job opportunities.  One promising area is economic development in the context of states and municipalities’ efforts to persuade businesses to locate in their region, which invariably requires the intense involvement of attorneys.

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