This twenty-seventh edition of The Lawyer's Almanac providesvital facts and figures on the courts, government, law schools, lawyers, andtheir work and organizations. Complete and up-to-date, it is the standardreference guide on the American legal scene and is useful for attorneys, lawlibrarians, judges, law students, journalists, and anyone who needs quickaccess to information on the legal profession.
This 2008 Edition includes sections on corporate lawyer salaries, legalresearch sites on the Internet, listings for government agencies, as well asthe most up-to-date bar examination statistics, and more. Included in theAlmanac is a complete picture of the workload in the nation's courts.The reader can discern which types of cases are being litigated heavily; thenature of the current caseloads; and the manner in which these cases wereresolved.The Lawyer's Almanac reflects the size and density of the legalprofession. It includes a detailed listing of the nation's 700 largest lawfirms, along with their contact information, data on law firm finances, anddetailed statistical analysis of corporate attorney compensation.The 2008 Edition of The Lawyer's Almanac includes the completetext of the mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) requirements for thestate jurisdictions that have them, along with contact information for eachMCLE state. In addition, the 2008 Edition includes a complete listing ofbankruptcy courts and judges, on a state-by-state basis.
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