Need for Paralegals Outpacing Need for Lawyers.
The Low-cost Lawyer Is Not a Lawyer
Emily Fisher, Hildebrandt Blog
First, he compares the projected growth for lawyers from 2010 to 2020 with that of paralegals and legal assistants. While the BLS projects that lawyer ranks will increase by only 10% over the decade, paralegals and legal assistants are expected to increase by 18%. By way of comparison, the projected increase for the entire workforce is 14%. (read the post)