Legal Job Market Remains Mostly Stagnant In Feb.

Law360, New York (March 9, 2012, 6:33 PM EST) -- The legal services profession added 800 jobs in February, or less than 1 percent, showing little growth and reflecting what experts have predicted would be a stagnant year for the industry, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report released Friday.

The legal industry ended 2011 with a small dip in new jobs. The total number in February is 1,119,600, up 0.07 percent from the previous month, according to the monthly report.

Despite the small increase from January, the legal industry can boast 5,900 more jobs,...
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