Automation in the Legal Industry

Most people accept that advancing artificial intelligence and the spread of robotic automation will change, and in many cases replace blue-collar jobs, like factory work; but intellectually-intensive or white-collar work, surely, cannot be in jeopardy. That opinion is changing, fast, including within the legal profession, where the trends are even overcoming technological...

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First Year Average Compensation

As 2015 gets underway, we here at D. French Advisors thought it would be interesting to take a look at an important topic: compensation. If you’ve been practicing law for 20 years or more, you may remember starting salaries between $50-$70K. Most of today's first-year associates at larger firms would cringe at the thought of starting out at...

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