I’m noticing a lot of hits to this blog for queries related to “legal services trends for 2008,” because of these two previous posts:
So, for the convenience of others, I offer below links to a collection of other trend articles and posts that I’ve recently run across. If you have other links to add, please leave a comment and I will keep expanding the list. While they don’t all paint a rosy picture, I hope you find them helpful in bringing you up to speed or providing perspective on market trends.
Added 2/18: Hildebrandt 2008 Client Advisory – highlights trends in 2007, and those it believes will impact the market in 2008.
Survey: Corporate Lawsuits, Use of Outside Counsel Trending Downward – New England In-House
Hot Legal Jobs for 2008 – Robert Half Legal
What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession – Robert Denney via ABA LPM
Doom and Gloom for the Legal Profession – It’s Coming – Gerry Riskin
Get Ready for the Recession – Larry Bodine
The Legal Profession Has Entered a Recession – Larry Bodine
Law Firm Marketing Technology Trends – ABA Law Practice