Attorney ranks aren’t the only thing that shrank at many law firms between 2008 and 2010.

More than half of law firm recruiting and professional development departments — 51 percent — lost staffers as a result of job cuts during that period, according to a new survey by the National Association for Law Placement. NALP queried professional development departments at 100 different law firms, and nearly 53 percent said their budgets decreased by 10 percent or more. Just 12 percent of the respondents said that their department had added staff in the past two years.

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