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Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 08, 2012 8:46 am

Obviously there are a lot of variables with each city, but how do the markets generally break down?

1. NY
2. DC

That's about as far as I know...

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby kwais » Sat Sep 08, 2012 8:56 am

criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:00 am

kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague


Obviously I meant for the criteria to include all those factors. And whatever factors people generally value the most. It is somewhat of a subjective question. I can't find any objective rankings.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby fraught » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:02 am

Anonymous User wrote:
kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague


Obviously I meant for the criteria to include all those factors. And whatever factors people generally value the most. It is somewhat of a subjective question. I can't find any objective rankings.


I mean...how would you even begin to take all of those things into consideration? I'd say DC, but I'd never want to live in NYC in eight trillion years.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:03 am

fraught wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague


Obviously I meant for the criteria to include all those factors. And whatever factors people generally value the most. It is somewhat of a subjective question. I can't find any objective rankings.


I mean...how would you even begin to take all of those things into consideration? I'd say DC, but I'd never want to live in NYC in eight trillion years.


I didn't mean for you personally. I meant for the industry generally.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby kwais » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:04 am

fraught wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague


Obviously I meant for the criteria to include all those factors. And whatever factors people generally value the most. It is somewhat of a subjective question. I can't find any objective rankings.


I mean...how would you even begin to take all of those things into consideration? I'd say DC, but I'd never want to live in NYC in eight trillion years.


Precisely the point. I love NY and wouldn't live in DC if you gave me a free apartment and a 10-4 work day.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby fraught » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:08 am

Anonymous User wrote:
fraught wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague


Obviously I meant for the criteria to include all those factors. And whatever factors people generally value the most. It is somewhat of a subjective question. I can't find any objective rankings.


I mean...how would you even begin to take all of those things into consideration? I'd say DC, but I'd never want to live in NYC in eight trillion years.


I didn't mean for you personally. I meant for the industry generally.


There's no industry standard for which market has better weather.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby sunynp » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:10 am

If you are looking at markets you should include how difficult the market is to crack. This puts NYC way ahead of any other market simply by the number of jobs. I think the ability to get a job should be the primary concern. But that is just my opinion.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby JusticeHarlan » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:13 am

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby dingbat » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:38 am

fraught wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
fraught wrote:
kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague
I mean...how would you even begin to take all of those things into consideration? I'd say DC, but I'd never want to live in NYC in eight trillion years.
I didn't mean for you personally. I meant for the industry generally.
There's no industry standard for which market has better weather.
California? (whatever one might say about the state, the weather's great)

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby BarbellDreams » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:41 am

I have no idea what this thread means but DC is fr from #2 if we're talking employment statistics alone.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby chadwick218 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:43 am

Houston, Chicago, Dallas, and SF/SV just about round it out. /Thread!

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby Wholigan » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:44 am

What a great idea for a thread

Do you think we can also rank the top 10 countries in the world. I'll start:

1) USA

That's about as far as I know...

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby legalese_retard » Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:10 am

Agreed, you are going to have to give some criteria to consider to rank markets. Hell, even Cooley can make themselves the second best law school in the country with the manipulation of useless "criteria."

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:10 am

Id compare his thread to my comment below

"Hey guys Im a OL. Does this anonymous thing work?"

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby slider » Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:22 am

Maybe OP meant top 10 LARGEST legal markets in the U.S.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby zonto » Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:39 am

chadwick218 wrote:Houston, Chicago, Dallas, and SF/SV just about round it out. /Thread!

Egregious anti-Boston trolling.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby Renzo » Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:59 am

Anonymous User wrote:
kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague


Obviously I meant for the criteria to include all those factors. And whatever factors people generally value the most. It is somewhat of a subjective question. I can't find any objective rankings.

If you can't find objective rankings, then you don't know how to use the internet. There are rankings of cities by number of legal jobs, rankings by cost of living, by median income, by median income for lawyers...

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby bernaldiaz » Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:06 am

Renzo wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague


Obviously I meant for the criteria to include all those factors. And whatever factors people generally value the most. It is somewhat of a subjective question. I can't find any objective rankings.

If you can't find objective rankings, then you don't know how to use the internet. There are rankings of cities by number of legal jobs, rankings by cost of living, by median income, by median income for lawyers...


Sorry I am a 0L and will bow out right after I say this, but my favorite rankings are the one that compares the city to how far the base salary is worth using cost of living and using NYC as a base. It's pretty interesting. If anyone can find it again that might be a decent thing for OP to consider.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby JusticeHarlan » Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:16 am

bernaldiaz wrote:
Renzo wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
kwais wrote:criteria? weather? COL? # of jerbs? quality of jerbs? mobility?

dumb vague question is dumb. and vague


Obviously I meant for the criteria to include all those factors. And whatever factors people generally value the most. It is somewhat of a subjective question. I can't find any objective rankings.

If you can't find objective rankings, then you don't know how to use the internet. There are rankings of cities by number of legal jobs, rankings by cost of living, by median income, by median income for lawyers...


Sorry I am a 0L and will bow out right after I say this, but my favorite rankings are the one that compares the city to how far the base salary is worth using cost of living and using NYC as a base. It's pretty interesting. If anyone can find it again that might be a decent thing for OP to consider.

This is probably what you're referring to, but I don't OP was thinking of anything that cogent.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby BruceWayne » Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:18 am

For all of the reasons stated throughout, this is a terrible idea for a thread.

I mean you didn't even attempt to provide a standard. You could of at least asked which market has the most jobs (NYC), or which market does the most substantial litigation/government related work (DC), or which markets will best allow me to have a high standard of living etc (Texas markets and Atlanta). But you gave absolutely nothing.

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby dingbat » Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:37 pm

zonto wrote:
chadwick218 wrote:Houston, Chicago, Dallas, and SF/SV just about round it out. /Thread!

Egregious anti-Boston trolling.

No, this is egregious anti-boston trolling
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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby harborleaguemvp » Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:55 pm

1. San Diego
2. Anywhere else

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby HeavenWood » Sat Sep 08, 2012 1:34 pm

Best-kept-secret: Delaware

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Re: Ranking the top 10 legal markets

Postby FloridaCoastalorbust » Sat Sep 08, 2012 1:53 pm

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