Research

The Foundation has served the legal community with benchmark research and informational resources on lawyer careers and the law as a profession since 1996. You are invited to explore the many current and past research initiatives through the links provided below. Copies of published reports can be ordered from the Foundation's on-line Bookstore.

After the JD Reports
After the JD II 
After the JD: The First 10 Years

Associate Attrition Reports
2014 Update on Associate Attrition (calendar year 2013)

2013 Update on Associate Attrition (calendar year 2012)

2012 Update on Associate Attrition (calendar year 2011)
2011 Update on Associate Attrition (calendar year 2010)
2010 Update on Associate Attrition (calendar year 2009)
2009 Update on Associate Attrition (calendar year 2008)
2008 Update on Associate Attrition (calendar year 2007)
2007 Update on Associate Attrition (calendar year 2006)
Toward More Effective Management of Associate Mobility (2002-2004)
Keeping the Keepers II: Mobility and Management of Associates (1998-2003)
Keeping the Keepers: Strategies for Associate Retention (1998-1996)

Other Publications
Keeping the Keepers III:  Mobility & Management of Associate Talent

The State of Mentoring in the Legal Profession

Leading Law Firm Professional Development
Partners in Transition
International Directory of Lawyer Qualification
2010 Survey of Law Firm Use of Core Competencies and Benchmarks
2009 Survey of Law Firm Use of Core Competencies and Benchmarks
Navigating the Bridges to Partnership
How Associate Evaluations Measure Up
Loyalty by Design
In Pursuit of Attorney Work-Life Balance
Beyond the Bidding Wars
The Lateral Lawyer
Perceptions of Partnership
The Significance of Summer Programs
Public Service in a Time of Crisis


Research
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