The rising interest in legal services jobs in 2012 could influence the industry over the next few years. In 2012, employers in the sector increased their hiring by 0.7 percent on a year-over-year basis, and some industry experts anticipate more professionals??will??consider jobs in this field.??

Data revealed that certain portions of the country were more popular than others for legal professionals last year. BCG Attorney Search reports that California, New York and Texas were the top geographical locations for legal services industry job growth in 2012, but employers in??other??areas of the country may also increase their hiring in 2013.??

Additionally, statistics showed that legal practices that specialize??in corporate affairs, IT matters and litigation were just a few of the firms that saw significantly more workers join their respective teams in 2012. Legal teams that practice real estate and employment law also added workers to their companies last year.

If the United States continues its recovery from the economic recession of the late 2000s, employers in the legal services industry could reap the rewards. Law firms may seek qualified professionals, and these specialists could provide valuable support to help a wide range of legal practices grow.??

Content provided by executive search organization, MRINetwork.

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