Accounting firm KPMG plans to hire 3,000 lawyers in the next few years

10 December 2018

ABA JOURNAL — Accounting firm KPMG currently employs 1,800 lawyers in offices across 75 countries, and it has plans to expand the number. Within the next few years, KPMG hopes to have 3,000 lawyers working in its global legal services arm, Law.com reports.

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Quinnipiac Law graduate becomes first DACA recipient admitted to Connecticut Bar

3 December 2018

CONNECTICUT LAW TRIBUNE — On Friday Quinnipiac University School of Law graduate Denia Perez participated in a morning ceremony at the Museum of Connecticut History where she took the oath to be admitted to the Connecticut Bar with about 100 other people.

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Advice for new lawyers on bridging the generation gap

5 November 2018

ABA — Three women, who received their law degrees in 2000, 2008 and 2012, respectively, came together to share their takes on bridging the generational divide at the office and finding work-life balance at home in the Summer 2018 issue of TYL. Here is some of what they shared.

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New York State bar exam pass rates drop

29 October 2018

ABA JOURNAL — Out of 9,679 people who sat for the July 2018 New York state bar exam, 63 percent passed. Results were released Tuesday, according to a press release. Above the Law reports that the July 2018 New York state bar had the lowest number of test takers since July 2004.

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Study: Legal sector employment for law school grads is increasing

29 October 2018

BLOOMBERG LAW — Post-law school employment continued to rise in 2017, a sign that law schools have adapted to the contracted post-recession job market. Following several years of decline after the Great Recession, legal industry employment for recent law school graduates is looking up, according to data compiled by AccessLex Institute

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A look at the legal job market, increase in law school applications and Before the JD

22 October 2018

NATIONAL JURIST — After nearly a decade of declining applications to law school, the nation saw its first significant increase this year — a jump of 8 percent.

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Heritage Foundation suspends federal clerkship training program

22 October 2018

ABA JOURNAL — Conservative group suspends clerkship boot camp after questions about secrecy and loyalty pledges

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Pre-law advisor discusses JD-advantage careers

22 October 2018

NATIONAL JURIST — What is a J.D.-advantage career? It’s a position that does not require bar admission, but where a law degree would be considered an asset and beneficial to the position.

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University of Houston Law Center students discuss alternative legal careers with employers

15 October 2018

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — University of Houston Law Center students recently learned about nontraditional ways they can use their legal education during Career Development Office’s Alternative Legal Career Table Talk in the Commons.

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Quinnipiac Law alumna protects human rights and improves lives at home and overseas

10 October 2018

QUINNIPIAC NOW — Quinnipiac Law grad Julie Altimier, JD ’17 completed an externship for the South African Human Rights Commission in Cape Town.

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