Editorial: Is The Law For You?

During the most recent college graduation season, many of us were probably approached by graduates asking if law school might be a good option for them.

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  • Bob Killian

    I warn of great systemic dysfunction in the profession. Long before government became dysfunctional, we surrendered the historic role lawyers played as counselors who advised clients how to avoid problems, how to resolve problems and how to settle problems. Today, we seem to believe that only expensive litigation and exhaustive discovery can achieve a just result. I fear that in the public's mind, all lawyers are reduced to ambulance chasing and a chair in a lawyer's office is a dreaded last resort.

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