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Temp Staff Demand Greatest for Paralegals, Legal Support Staff, Attorneys

Isn't it just great to be in demand?

"Temporary legal staffing is the most consistently fast growing segment of the contingent workforce in the United States and is largely driven by merger and acquisition activity and litigation-related work, according to a new report by Staffing Industry Analysts, the premier provider of market intelligence about the contingent workforce.

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  -- Over the next decade, volume demand is expected to grow annually by 6% for paralegals and legal assistants [emphasis added], 5% for lawyers, and 4.6% for legal secretaries.  Lawyers, paralegals and legal secretaries make up roughly 85% of the temporary legal workforce.  Of these, the fastest growing occupation is paralegals.

  -- Temporary legal staffing remains concentrated in the 25 largest metropolitan areas, as well as state capitals.  Overall, one in six legal jobs are located in just two cities:  New York City and Washington D.C.  New York City accounts for 10.4% of all legal employment and Washington D.C. 5.7%.

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