Young lawyers are a different breed these days; they are openly challenging the demands made on new associates, refusing 90-hour work weeks and ever-more billable hours. Many are even walking away from the big salaries and bright futures at the largest firms. Partners take note.
Most law schools drew high praise from their graduates. There are persistent concerns, however, about the balance between courses that emphasize theory and those that stress practical skills. Some graduates were also uneasy about rising tuition at some schools.
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Decreasing corporate budgets and fewer internal hires remain as trends in some sectors, but the growing demand for law departments to deal with regulatory reporting processes and internal compliance issues has meant in-house
lawyers are doing much more with much less.
One thing is clear when looking over the results of Canadian Lawyer’s annual Law School Survey: the nation’s future lawyers are fortunate to have such a top-notch collection of schools to choose from.