The results of The Legal Intelligencer‘s 2009 Second-Year Associates Questionnaire do not paint a doomsday picture of desperate economic times, but certain tell-tale signs do show the effect the past year’s economic woes have had on associates’ outlook.

From the reduction in required billable hours to the lack of corporate and real estate lawyers taking the survey, it was clear the recession had touched soon-to-be second-year associates in a very real way this year.

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