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Technology Threatens To Displace Associates Further

Law360 (February 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- As law firms seek to restructure operations to survive the current recession, legal experts predict that technology will cut into the work previously performed by associates as firms wrestle with dueling pressures of how to keep costs low and clients happy.

While January proved to be a rough month for the legal industry with nearly 1,300 legal jobs lost, February has been no picnic either as the end of layoffs appears to be nowhere in sight.

Last Thursday marked the single ugliest day for legal job...
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