Actress Marlo Thomas once said, “Never face facts; if you do, you’ll never get up in the morning.”
Thespians may have that luxury, but we’re pretty sure lawyers don’t.
Number of American law schools that offer an LLM in taxation.
Number of legal layoffs that have occurred on a Saturday since Law Shucks began tracking downsizing late last year.
Number of legal layoffs that have occurred on a Sunday since Law Shucks began tracking downsizing late last year.
Approximate amount former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich could earn per week as a contestant on NBC’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here, according to UPI.
Number of real lawyers who were allegedly duped by Howard O. Kieffer, a Duluth, Minnesota man convicted of impersonating an attorney, mail fraud and making false statement, according to the Associated Press.
Approximate number of years it has been since the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has secured a conviction of a celebrity for the crime of murder, according to The Los Angeles Times. The streak was broken this week when a jury found record producer Phil Spector guilty of the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.
Amount American Lawyer founder Steven Brill hopes people will pay per month in subscription fees to his latest venture, Journalism Online, which is building a network to collect so-called micro-payments for internet news outlets, according to The New York Times.
Percentage of Generation Y legal professionals who consider it appropriate to “friend” a work colleague on a social network, according to a LexisNexis survey.
Percentage of Baby Boomer legal professionals who consider it appropriate to “friend” a work colleague on a social network, according to a LexisNexis survey.
Number of times Debevoise & Plimpton partner Jeffrey J. Rosen has been named a Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer magazine.
Approximate membership of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Number of Harvard Law graduates working at Patton Boggs.
Number of University of Texas Law School graduates working at Patton Boggs.
Number of Baylor University Law School graduates working at Patton Boggs.
Number of lawyers who say they’d rather be a Pirate, according to Facebook.