It’s not often that we write about just-announced products designed for the legal industry.

But we’re going to make an exception this morning for a product whose very idea has piqued our interest.

The service is called JD Match, and its premise is to link law students looking for jobs with hiring law firms without a lot of the wasted time, effort, expense and overall agony brought on by the current law-school hiring process, with its interviews and fly-backs and courtship and disappointment.

JD Match, which is largely the brainchild of law-firm consultant and writer Bruce MacEwen, who will serve as the company’s president, will “match” law students with firms, much in the way matching services pair up medical students and residency programs.

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The LB Unproven but Intriguing Idea of the Day: JD Match - Law Blog - WSJ