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joespecial

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California Study: More Lawyers Needed!
« on: May 30, 2006, 02:09:36 PM »
"The California economy more so than any other state in the country depends on a highly educated workforce," said Abdi Soltani, executive director of the Campaign for College Opportunity, which hopes to draw attention and resources to higher education.

"The report estimates how many jobs are likely to be created in a variety of occupations between 2002, the study's baseline year, and 2022. It also calculates the expected number of retirements to come up with the total number of job openings over a 20-year period."

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/04/27/BUGU6IFM4O91.DTL

In California there will be "41,600 openings for lawyers, who will need professional degrees for positions that earned a 2002 hourly wage of $57.25."

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Re: California Study: More Lawyers Needed!
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2006, 02:47:04 PM »
I wonder what the predictions are like for the rest of the country.

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Re: California Study: More Lawyers Needed!
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2006, 03:36:14 PM »
I don't know, maybe they oughtta do a study.

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Re: California Study: More Lawyers Needed!
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2006, 01:10:15 PM »
I don't know, maybe they oughtta do a study.

Maybe they should.  Of course, then someone would actually have to read it.