Submitted by ub on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 23:58

Just because a lawyer can afford to pay for expensive advertising doesn't make him a better lawyer," says Robert Grant Niznik, founder of Shpoonkle, who is about to graduate from New York Law School.

Robert Grant Niznik says he is well aware of the lousy job market and wondered what he was going to do after graduating from New York Law School.

At the same time, he'd read about middle-class folks who didn't qualify for Legal Aid, but couldn't pay high-priced attorneys.

He came up with the idea of a matchmaking Web site.