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AJD and Related Publications

Publications

2014

  • Dinovitzer, Ronit and John Hagan. 2014. “Hierarchical Structure and Gender Dissimilarity in American Legal Labor Markets.” Social Forces92(3):929-955.

2013

  • Dinovitzer, Ronit, Bryant G. Garth, and Joyce Sterling. 2013. “Buyers' Remorse? An Empirical Assessment of the Desirability of a Legal Career.”  Journal of Legal Education 63:211-234.
  • Sterling, Joyce and Nancy Reichman, 2013 “Navigating the Gap: Reflections on Two Decades of Studying Gender Disparity in Law,” 8(2) Florida International Law Review, (Summer): 515-540.

  • Reichman, Nancy and Joyce Sterling, 2013 “Parenthood Status and Compensation in Law Practice,” 20(2) Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies,1203-1222.

2011

  • Plickert, Gabriele and John Hagan. 2011. "Professional work and the timing of family formation among young lawyers in U.S. and German Cities." International Journal of the Legal Profession, 18(3):237-261.
  • Edwards, Angela. 2011. “Temporary Lawyers: A Quantitative and Qualitative Examination of Intraprofessional Stratification.” Master's Thesis, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University.
  • Dinovitzer, Ronit. 2011. "The Financial Rewards of Elite Status in the Legal Profession." Law & Social Inquiry 36: 971–998.

2010

  • Lehman, Jee-Yeon K. 2010 "Job Assignment and Promotion Under Statistical Discrimination: Evidence from the Early Careers of Lawyers". The paper can be found under: http://people.bu.edu/jee/research.html
  • Payne-Pikus, Monique R., John Hagan and Robert Nelson. 2010. “Experiencing Discrimination: Race and Retention in America’s Largest Law Firms.” Law and Society Review 44, 3/4: 553-584.
  • Sterling, Joyce S. and Nancy J. Reichman. "So, You Want to be a Lawyer?  The Quest for Professional Status in a Changing Legal World."  Fordham Law Review Vol. 78: 2289-2314.

2009

  • Dinovitzer, Ronit, Nancy J. Reichman and Joyce S. Sterling.“The Differential Valuation of Women’s Work:  A New Look at the Gender Gap in Lawyers’ Incomes.”  Social Forces 88(2): 819-864.
  • Dinovitzer, Ronit and Bryant G. Garth. “Pro Bono as an Elite Strategy in Early Lawyer Careers.” in Private Lawyers in the Public Interest, edited by Robert Granfield and Lynn Mather, Oxford University Press.
  • Ferrer, Rosa 2009 "Essays on Economic Incentives Related to the Law." Vanderbilt University, PhD thesis available under: http://etd.library.vanderbilt.edu/available/etd-03272009-131425/unrestricted/Ferrer_Rosa_Dissertation.pdf
  • Garth, Bryant G. and Joyce S. Sterling. “Exploring Inequality in the Corporate Law Firm           Apprenticeship:  Doing the Time, Finding the Love.” Georgetown J. of Legal Ethics 22: 1361-1394.
  • Levin, Leslie C.. "Guardians at the Gate: The Backgrounds, Career Paths, and Professional Development of Private US Immigration Lawyers." Law and Social Inquiry 34 (2): 399-436.
  • Sandefur, Rebecca. “Lawyers’ Pro Bono Service and Market-Reliant Legal Aid.” In Private Lawyers in the Public Interest, edited by Robert Granfield and Lynn Mather, Oxford University Press.

2007

  • Dinovitzer, Ronit and Bryant G. Garth. (2007). "Lawyer Satisfaction in the Process of Structuring    Legal Careers.”  Law and Society Review 41: 1-50. pdf **
  • Sterling, Joyce, Ronit Dinovitzer, and Bryant G. Garth. (2007). "The Changing Social Role of Urban Law Schools.” Southwestern University Law Review 36: 389-432. pdf
  • Wilkins, David, Ronit Dinovitzer, and Rishi Batra. (2007). "Urban Law School Graduates In Large Law Firms." Southwestern University Law Review 36: 433-507. pdf

 **Note: This is an electronic version of an article published in the Law and Society Review. Complete citation information for the final version of the paper, as published in the print edition of the Law and Society Review, is available on the Blackwell Synergy online delivery service, accessible via the journal’s website at  http://www.blackwell-synergy.com.

2006

  • Nelson, Robert, Ronit Dinovitzer, Bryant G. Garth, Joyce Sterling, Gita Wilder, and Terry Adams. (2006). "Observations from the After the Bar Survey of the Bar Class of 2000." Quinnipac Law Review 24: 539-554. pdf

Reports

2014

  • After the JD III: Third Results from a National Study of Legal Careers. The American Bar Foundation and the NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education.

2009

  • After the JD II: Second Results from a National Study of Legal Careers. The American Bar Foundation and the NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education.

2008

  • Wilder, Gita Z. (March, 2008). "Race and Ethnicity in the Legal Profession: Findings from the First Wave of the After the JD Study." The NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education and the National Association for Law Placement, Inc. (NALP).Monograph

2007

  • Plickert, Gabriele and Ronit Dinovitzer. "Technical Addendum of the After the JD First Results Report."  American Bar Foundation (ABF).  Addendum
  • Wilder, Gita Z. (January, 2007). “Law School Debt Among New Lawyers: An After the JD Monograph." The NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education and the National Association for Law Placement, Inc. (NALP).  Monograph
  • Wilder, Gita Z. (August, 2007). "Women in the Profession: Findings from the First Wave of the After the JD Study." The NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education and the National Association for Law Placement, Inc. (NALP). Monograph

2004 

  • After the JD: First Results of a National Study of Legal Careers (2004). The NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education (NALP) and the American Bar Foundation (ABF).  Report

Dissertations

  • Bowman, Rebecca (in progress). "When a Law Degree is not Enough: The Necessity of a Second Professional Degree for Lawyers." Department of Higher Education, University of Iowa.
  • Ferrer, Rosa. 2009. "Determinants of weekly hours of work of young lawyers." Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University.
  • Lehmann, Jee-Yeon K. 2010. "A Dynamic Model of Statistical Discrimination: Evidence from the Early Career Evolution of Lawyers." Department of Economics, University of Boston.
  • Reid, Sarah (in progress). "Women's Career Histories and Status Attainment." Department of Sociology, University  of Toronto, Canada.

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