Lawyering—Not What It Used To Be
Have you followed the recent commentary about law schools in crisis? The three-year curriculum is too long, the cost-benefit isn't there except for tenured law professors, graduates emerge with enormous student debt, there are too few jobs, and far fewer that pay well. Law schools are talking about changing curriculums, possibly cutting a year out. The dirty little secret is—many intelligent college grads could pass the bar exam after taking one of those intense prep courses, certainly without all the law school course padding.
NEW YORK CITY—Bearing the American Finance Trust name, the merged entity is a retail-focused REIT with an enterprise value of approximately $3.9 billion.
BOISE, ID—The new hire brings more than 35 years’ experience in commercial real estate finance to the middle-market loan provider.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA—A “forest for the trees” mentality, in addition to seeking yield for investors, is causing firms based in other markets to expand to the West Coast, creating more demand for talent in a tight market, RETS’ Kent Elliott tells GlobeSt.com.
Middle Market Digest
Here’s a look at this week's trends, announcements and deals that you may have missed in the country’s North West region.