With fewer jobs available at high-paying law firms, 2010 law school graduates saw their median starting salaries fall by 13 percent from 2009, according to data from the National Association for Law Placement.NALP’s research also reveals that aggregate starting private practice salaries fell a whopping 20 percent for the class. [...]
What? Entry level jobs day one after passing the bar down from $160K.....MADNESS!!!!!!Quick, everyone dropout and go to B-school where we can learn to make coffee and fake paperjams for extra cigarette breaks!!!!!
I agree with Thane. I think those who practice law who have some type of business background are far more likely to do well. Chances are, you'll be "running your own business" at some point in your law career.