We all know that this is an unprecedented time for law firm layoffs.
The legal job market is tough these days, to say the least. Many
attorneys are finding themselves without a job and wondering what
course to follow for their future, and what first steps to take along
In order to help answer these questions, West has created Between Cases,
a site with free resources for those looking for new jobs, trying to
brush up on their skills in between jobs, thinking about starting their
own firm, or even attorneys who just want to learn how to increase
their business. The site offers free Continuing Legal Education courses and Legal
Education Webinars for attorneys who want to take some time to learn
new skills or brush up on recent developments in the law.
There are also free Westlaw resources for job-seekers available on the site, as well as an offer for a free month of access to AttorneyJobs.com.
Even if you haven't been laid
off or if your own firm is still running smoothly, the site contains
information that can help you perform even better, including offers for
business intelligence titles like "Attracting and Retaining Clients:
Leading Lawyers on Marketing a
Niche Practice Area, Competing with Larger Firms, and Building a Good
In a highly competitive legal market, in terms of
both employment and business opportunities, Your Legal Career Center
can help attorneys find work, develop their business and hone their