Extract from Victoria Hudgins’ article “In Shrinking Job Market, Can Recent Grads Find Opportunity in Legal Tech?”
Stark unemployment rates, law firm salary cuts and the suspension of summer associate programs may leave some upcoming law school graduates unsure about their job prospects.
But what recent law school graduates lack in experience, they make up for in understanding and speaking the legalese that carries influence and makes them attractive additions to legal tech companies.
While having a legal background isn’t a necessity, a candidate with a J.D. would have an advantage when applying for a client-facing position at contract management company Evisort, said the company’s co-founder and CEO Jerry Ting.