Remember the “old” days, when graduating from law school meant that graduates were in demand at law firms, and that a bar admission was the ticket to entry?
Those days appear to be over, or at least, on hiatus.
Shetterly said that an important milestone that affected the legal profession, including the jobs available to new graduates, was when the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended in 2006 to include the e-discovery amendments.
“I think technology may take away some legal jobs but there are a host of jobs being created, jobs like mine being created to use technology to solve legal problems. We use that technology to sift through data in ways not possible just a few years ago,” he said.