They went to law school to become lawyers who would have an impact on the lives of others. But in such a tough economy, finding a job that will allow for those aspirations to be realized can be an increasingly difficult prospect. As a result, thousands of capable lawyers are out of work, unable to follow through on all they had hoped to accomplish when getting into the legal profession. Some are recent graduates just hoping to get a foot in the door; some are experienced lawyers whose firms downsized or simply closed up shop.
These are the stories we at
The Legal would like to share with you, to shine a light on those in the legal profession who have been most affected by the sputtering economy. But we need your help.