Top reasons U.S. legal professionals work outside business hours by role 2018

Leading reasons legal professionals in the United States work outside business hours in 2018, by role

by E. Mazareanu, last edited Nov 16, 2018
Top reasons U.S. legal professionals work outside business hours by role 2018 This statistic depicts the leading reasons legal professionals in the United States work outside business hours in 2018, broken down by role. During the survey, 51 percent of lawyers stated they work outside business hours to be available to clients.
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Leading reasons legal professionals in the United States work outside business hours in 2018, by role

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LawyersNon-lawyers
To catch up on work that didn’t get done during business hours77%66%
That’s what it takes for my business to succeed58%43%
To be available to clients51%39%
To meet other personal obligations during regular business hours51%33%
To get ahead in my firm or practice45%33%
I really enjoy my work26%29%
It’s what is expected in legal21%9%
To take calls with parties in other time zones16%10%
Other6%9%
LawyersNon-lawyers
To catch up on work that didn’t get done during business hours77%66%
That’s what it takes for my business to succeed58%43%
To be available to clients51%39%
To meet other personal obligations during regular business hours51%33%
To get ahead in my firm or practice45%33%
I really enjoy my work26%29%
It’s what is expected in legal21%9%
To take calls with parties in other time zones16%10%
Other6%9%
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by E. Mazareanu, last edited Nov 16, 2018
This statistic depicts the leading reasons legal professionals in the United States work outside business hours in 2018, broken down by role. During the survey, 51 percent of lawyers stated they work outside business hours to be available to clients.
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