There's a Juicy REGJB rumor making the rounds...read below for more.
If you need a job, public service jobs in NYC are looking for Lawyers. Legal Aid and County Defender Services (their version of PDs) and State Prosecutors are all leaving because of low salaries.
A starting salary at a big or medium sized law firm in the Big Apple is around $200,000.00/yr plus bonuses while public service legal jobs like Legal Aid start lawyers at $74,000.00/yr. When you consider NYC rents can be over $2500 for a studio, that money goes fast.The rumor mill: