In 2010, New York’s 1st Department recorded the admission of 3,069 new attorneys to the practice of law. Admission to the bar represents achievement of a significant goal.

Unfortunately, after the ceremony and celebration, many of the recently admitted attorneys return home to continue to search for a job, having been admitted without permanent employment. This is because the economy underwent a dramatic downturn in the latter half of 2008, while these individuals were still in school. The impact of the most recent recession on the legal community in New York has been described as devastating.

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