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Chip Brooker in Texas Lawyer Blog: Great Cities for Young Attorneys? Look to Texas, Magazine Says
Houston and Dallas are among the top 10 best cities for young attorneys, based on the lawyers’ buying power, the legal community’s size and the cities’ social scenes, according to a survey by The National Jurist, a legal-education magazine.
The presidents of each city’s young lawyers association say they’re not surprised their cities made the list — Dallas was fifth, and Houston was 10th — but they think their cities should have ranked higher.
“I’m not sure who was ranked above us, but I think we compete in any legal market,” says Chip Brooker, president of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers...
Brooker, an associate with Haynes and Boone, LLP in Dallas, says he thinks young lawyers who come to Dallas do high-end legal work in a centrally located city where they can enjoy a better cost of living and lifestyle compared to other similar legal markets.
Excerpted from Texas Lawyer Blog, October 31, 2012. To view full article, click here.