Argument: Lawyers rarely see the inside of courtrooms

Issue Report: Law school


“5 Myths about going to law school.” Penelope Trunk’s Brazen Careerist. May 16th, 2007: “Most lawyers never see the inside of a courtroom. About 95% of all civil law suits that are filed are settled before trial. Much of the work of a ‘litigator’ involves reviewing documents, preparing court filings and negotiating with the lawyer from the other side of the case.”