As codes of law become increasingly more complex, the legal field is becoming one of the fastest growing areas of specialty for university students. Civil law, in particular, has become an attractive field for many young scholars who are seeking to found a career in an economy where jobs are not always freely available. These younger attorneys are reportedly more aggressive than their predecessors and more in tune with the need to market themselves to the general public in an effort to increase their own case loads. Those specializing in personal injury claims have been particularly vigilant in keeping their faces prominent through the use of campaigns that include unique advertising venues such as billboards, bus stops and even internet websites.
This young crop of personal injury claim attorneys show a level of media savvy unseen in the industry, carefully grooming their image and in many cases, becoming minor stars of their own local areas. In metropolitan areas where competition is greater, young civil law attorneys are stepping forward to provide legal advice to the public free of charge by employing a policy of answering a few less time intensive questions either personally or through their legal staff. This ability to market themselves has proven effective with many such lawyers being able to expand their partnerships and take on colleagues at a far faster rate than was possible in the past. In an age of large corporations and long legal agreements between consumers and those offering such products as pharmaceuticals or insurance, this new generation of attorneys have positioned themselves as the public’s strongest line of defense.