Robert Half Legal Identifies Hot Legal Positions for 2007

Yep, I thought this would be another year for corporate:

"’Oportunities abound in a variety of practice areas and industries,’ said Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal. ‘Corporate governance requirements, new business initiatives and rising caseloads have increased the demand for skilled, experienced attorneys, paralegals and support staff.

"’Legal professionals with backgrounds in compliance and regulatory issues, litigation, intellectual property and real estate are particularly well positioned to take advantage of the current job market,’ added Volkert.


"– Paralegals (3+ years of experience) — The hiring of experienced
     paralegals is expected to remain strong at midsize and large law firms."