Thursday, May 24, 2012

Mass. Bar Association Task Force Report Recommends More Practical Experience for Law Students

The Massachusetts Bar Association Task Force on Law, the Economy and Underemployment issued a report, "Beginning the Conversation," that discusses the reasons and potential solutions for the underemployment of recent Massachusetts law school graduates.  One recommendation was for more practical experience and externships for law students.  Another suggestion was to enhance transactional training through legal writing programs.