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2013 Report On The State Of The Legal Market, Georgetown University Law Center, The Center For The Study Of The Legal Profession Jan 2013

2013 Report On The State Of The Legal Market, Georgetown University Law Center, The Center For The Study Of The Legal Profession

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As we enter 2013, the legal market continues in the fifth year of an unprecedented economic downturn that began in the third quarter of 2008. At this point, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the market for legal services in the United States and throughout the world has changed in fundamental ways and that, even as we work our way out of the economic doldrums, the practice of law going forward is likely to be starkly different than in the pre-2008 period. The challenge for lawyers and law firms is to understand the ways in which the legal market has ...