Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 239: Looking to History to Assess the Impact of COVID-19 on the Legal Job Market

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're welcoming back Sadie Jones to talk about the impact the coronavirus might have on the legal job market, based on some historical context.

In this episode we discuss:

>The financial crisis of 2008 and its impact on the job market

>How law firms handled summer associate programs

>What about people they'd made offers to, but who hadn't started yet?

>What happened to See more +

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're welcoming back Sadie Jones to talk about the impact the coronavirus might have on the legal job market, based on some historical context.

In this episode we discuss:

>The financial crisis of 2008 and its impact on the job market

>How law firms handled summer associate programs

>What about people they'd made offers to, but who hadn't started yet?

>What happened to associates who were already working?

>Where to look for opportunities in all the chaos?

>Our advice for students who are in the middle of a job search now

Resources:

>CareerDicta (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/)

>Bar Exam Toolbox podcast (https://barexamtoolbox.com/)

>Above the Law archives (https://abovethelaw.com/archives/)

>Podcast Episode 232: Finding a 1L Summer Job in the Spring (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-232-finding-a-1l-summer-job-in-the-spring-w-sadie-jones/)

>Podcast Episode 236: Coping with COVID-19 in Law School (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-236-coping-with-covid-19-in-law-school/)

>A Law Student’s Reaction to the Coronavirus (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/a-law-students-reaction-to-the-coronavirus/)

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-239-looking-to-history-to-assess-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-legal-job-market/)

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