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Study finds firms turning to hybrid clerks to cut costs and increase efficiencies

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 @ 12:01 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

The terms may vary — blended law clerk or hybrid law clerk — but the job is the same: combine the duties of a law clerk with those of a legal assistant and have one person provide a wider variety of legal support services.

While a recent study suggests that there is growing demand (or at least there is perception of such a demand) for people to act as hybrid law clerks, the reality seems to be more complicated than numbers on a pie chart indicate....