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November 05, 2004

Uh oh! Outsourcing Lawyers

CNNMoney reports that 12,000 lawyer jobs were outsourced to other countries, including India and South Korea.  Foreign law professionals are only paid $20 to $70 an hour, far below even the least expensive U.S. lawyers.

The article does note that American licensing requirements place an upper limit on how many of these jobs can be moved.

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