He's [Matthew Curl, a Houston criminal defense lawyer] making less money than at his last job and has thought about moving back to his parents' house. "I didn't think three years out I'd be uninsured, thinking it's a great day when a crack-head brings me $500."Wanna contribute to the conversation? Check out the WSJ law blog. I'm headed there now.
Monday, September 24, 2007
There is a great article in today's WSJ about the waning legal job market. In a nutshell: law school graduates not near the top of their class have a slim chance of cracking six figures in their first law job.