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LawCrossing Backs Report of Increase in Legal Job Openings by Reporting 57,000 Job Openings
May 14, 2013
Pasadena, CA -   The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the legal sector added 2,100 jobs in March. This is the second straight month in which the legal industry has added jobs. The industry added 3,500 jobs in March, according to the revised BLS reports.

LawCrossing Backs Report of Increase in Legal Job Openings by Reporting 57,000 Job Openings

LawCrossing.com, which focuses only on legal jobs, has been able to find 57,000 job openings as of May 10.

The job openings on LawCrossing.com also show that while the job openings have not reached their pre-recession levels, there are still thousands of jobs across the country. LawCrossing CEO Harrison Barnes says that the number of job openings have increased for both entry-level lawyers as well as experienced lawyers.

He adds, “Our site tracks attorney job openings across the country and covers not just law firms but also other organizations that employ lawyers. Many lawyers will be surprised to know about how many opportunities there actually exist for in-house lawyers."

Out of the 57,000 active job openings on the site, there are 32,000 attorney jobs, and an additional 1,400 are partner opportunities.

The site also has 1,700 jobs for law students, 124 positions are for judicial clerkships and 500 positions are for summer associates. There are also 14,000 legal staff job listings on the site.

About LawCrossing

LawCrossing is an affiliate of Employment Research Institute, a powerful and comprehensive organization dedicated to help professionals, as well as first timers, find jobs that will enhance their careers. LawCrossing consolidates every legal job opening it can find in one convenient location. LawCrossing has been on the Inc. 500 twice. The website also offers a three-day free trial to new members.

Andrew Ostler
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