Diverse students are more likely to participate in law school courses that are online, according to LSSSE survey.
Small law firms are more optimistic about positive growth in the upcoming year than they were in 2021, according to the 2022 Report on the State of U.S. Small Law Firms from Thomson Reuters. Nearly 60% of lawyers expect growth over the next 12 months in revenues per lawyer, billable hours, and profits per lawyer compared to 51% in 2021.
Ninety-seven percent of the Class of 2019 law school graduates are employed and nearly half are “extremely satisfied” with their jobs, according to a recent survey by the National Association for Law Placement Foundation for Law Career Research and Education (NALP Foundation).
Law firms may lose an average of 10%—or $21,982,675—of their annual staffing costs due to poor employee mental health, according to a survey of six BigLaw firms by Unmind, a workplace mental health solutions provider.
Corporate legal departments are delivering more services in house while exploring ways to control costs, according to the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium’s (CLOC) 2019 State of the Industry Survey. The survey, which was released on July 18, compared internal to external expenditure, legal operations headcount, technology and innovation, and law firm evaluations across 200-plus companies […]
The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) and The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) are partnering on the novel U.S. Justice Needs survey to evaluate the legal needs of American people and businesses not typically studied. Historically, U.S. access to justice studies have been limited in geographic scope or […]
As part of its yearlong Minds Over Matters: An Examination of Mental Health in the Legal Profession initiative, Law.com has partnered with ALM Intelligence to gather information on mental health and substance abuse among lawyers and legal professionals. Multiple studies have documented the pervasiveness of mental health and substance abuse problems in the legal profession. […]
Do you want to help address burnout in lawyers and other legal professionals? If you answered yes, then consider participating in an anonymous survey about lawyer burnout and the factors that contribute to it in the legal profession.
A recent survey found 70% of Black women lawyers had experienced or witnessed discrimination and bias in the workplace and 47% said they feel the burden of having to educate people on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) just because they are Black.
Small law firms continue to struggle with administrative tasks and new business, but few are taking meaningful action to address these challenges, according to the Thomson Reuters 2020 State of U.S. Small Law Firms survey. This inaction creates opportunities for small firms willing to take the lead in innovating their service delivery models. In its fourth […]
When considering staying at a job, worklife balance, compensation, welcoming and collaborative workplaces, and remote work options top the list for today’s lawyers, according to a new nationwide survey from the American Bar Association.
Last week, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism emailed Illinois lawyers a brief, anonymous survey on their experiences with bullying in the legal profession.