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Kendall Coffey addresses state of legal field for new grads

Posted in on 10-3-14

Kendall Coffey addresses state of legal field for new grads

“Ironically, while thousands of new law graduates fret about the chronic joblessness that awaits them, tens of millions of Americans need attorneys but cannot afford them. And much of the unmet need rests in America’s middle class, which is neither rich enough to pay $250 an hour for lawyers nor poor enough to qualify for legal aid organizations,” wrote former U.S. attorney Kendall Coffey in a Law.com article that addressed the state of the legal field for recent law school graduates.