The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an article today about the dearth of lawyers in rural Georgia. The author, AJC’s Dan Chapman, queried whether the need for lawyers in rural lawyers might be an answer for law grads struggling to find jobs. However, he concluded that rural Georgia practice is not going to be a solution for most grads, for a number of reasons. Principal among these is that the fact that many potential clients cannot afford to pay for legal representation and recent law grads, with high debt burdens, cannot afford to represent them for little or not money.
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