The 1500 jobs created in the legal sector during July have essentially be wiped out by the 1400 jobs lost in August. But, as AMERICAN LAW DAILY reports, overall there has been a net increase of 1400 since 2012.
What we're seeing is that things are flat in the legal sector but not getting worse. Could they get worse? Yes, the trend in jobs has not been steadily upward. There could be a sustained downward trajectory.