The legal profession is popular. It’s portrayed in film and television more than any other profession. Yet, in spite of this popularity, law schools nationally are having a bit of a problem: The number of applicants is declining.
Along with the obvious financial burden of higher education, an over-saturated professional legal market makes employment and earning prospects look grim to a prospective law student—particularly one whose vision of a legal career follows a familiar law school/law firm/big case/big money/partner formula.
Lee Fisher is assuming a new post as dean of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in the midst of this challenging moment. His decidedly uncommon career path with the law makes him uniquely suited to meet that challenge.
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