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Expected retirements likely to increases pressures on overworked government lawyers

Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Zach Zuber
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Government lawyers are already feeling workload pressures, and it is likely to get worse.

Sixty-seven percent of government lawyers responding to a Thomson Reuters survey said scarce resources and tight budgets were adding pressure to their workloads.

And 76 percent of the government lawyers surveyed expected their workloads to increase in the next few years. A press release and white paper(PDF)summarize the findings.

From the Iowa Lawyer Weekly