flat-out bad decision for many (if not most) would-be law students. That is, many graduates won’t find lawyer jobs, and those who do might not be able to pay back the debt they had to incur to graduate. That will lead many new law grads to consider hanging out their own shingle, i.e., self-employment. And most of these new solo practitioners will have to take whatever work that comes through the door, which typically includes criminal defense, juvenile, and traffic cases. (Sorry, new solos: maritime law, sports law, space law, and international law will be nothing more than fond law school memories.) But how lucrative is this bread-and-butter type of work? To answer that question, I will quote an email I recently received advertising an “advocate counsel” position in
(located between Racine County, Wisconsin Milwaukee and Chicago
and just north of where I practice).
Here’s the scoop:
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|Knightly reads his case law|