Jobs up in legal services sector

Report says news jobs in law rose by 1,000

Last week’s jobs report was good news for the nation—and great news for lawyers.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the legal services sector added 1,000 new jobs. The adjusted figures show that there were 1.120 million jobs in legal services in September, up from 1.119 million in August. According to the bureau, this is the highest employment number in the legal sector since May 2009.


Cathleen Flahardy

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