Secretarial and paralegal positions slashed due to technological advances

As lawyers become more familiar with technology, more are writing their own briefs and emails

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, legal jobs rose by 2,700 in August 2013, a sharp contrast from the 500 jobs added per month average the legal industry had been seeing over the past 12 months. In the past year, the legal industry has added a total of 6,300 jobs.

Some of the biggest law firms, however, aren’t taking part in the legal industry’s jobs upswing.

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Zach Warren is Assistant Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, where he oversees online content submissions and administers InsideCounsel's enewsletters. Zach specializes in new media and multimedia...

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