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A DAY IN THE LIFE: CLIENT CARE SPECIALIST

2021-07-23T20:58:04-07:00July 23rd, 2021|Client Services, eFiling, Legal Industry, News|

As a First Legal client, you’ve probably encountered our friendly and helpful Client Care department. When you call or send an email, you are likely to be connected with a Client Care Specialist, eager to help answer your query or request. With so many clients reaching out, we rely on our Client Care Specialists to [...]

DEFINING COURTESY COPIES AND ELECTRONIC SERVICE NOTIFICATIONS

2021-07-23T07:50:49-07:00July 23rd, 2021|eFiling, Legal Industry, News|

In the era of digital filing and processing, there’s more terminology than ever to keep up with. At First Legal, we’ve noticed that a common point of confusion arises when it comes to differentiating between judicial courtesy copies, electronic courtesy copies and electronic service notifications. Each of these notifications accomplishes a different part of the [...]

PREPARING YOUR LAW FIRM FOR EFILING

2021-07-22T18:44:57-07:00July 22nd, 2021|eFiling, Legal Industry, News|

If your office has not yet made the shift to eFiling, it may be time to start! Although different courts will adapt to eFiling at different speeds, some offices may have trouble keeping up with more rapid implementation timetables if they haven’t laid the groundwork beforehand. When you fully shift to eFiling, it will require [...]

TOP TIPS TO AVOID EFILING REJECTION

2021-07-22T05:56:57-07:00July 22nd, 2021|eFiling, Legal Industry, News|

As a legal professional, you know that the law deals in specificity. To keep everything consistent, the court establishes and enforces certain rules. This is equally true when it comes to eFiling. Style and format are important to ensure a successful filing. So what can you do to avoid a costly rejection? 1. Carefully select [...]

EFILING VOCABULARY FOR LEGAL PROFESSIONALS

2021-07-21T18:05:54-07:00July 21st, 2021|eFiling, Legal Industry, News|

When you first begin eFiling, many of the terms could be unfamiliar. Learning new vocabulary can be one of the biggest roadblocks to adopting new technology, so we've put together a short list of terms you should familiarize yourself with. While these ten terms aren’t exhaustive, they’ll provide the groundwork for more complex questions.   [...]

TYPICAL CAUSES OF PROBATE FILING REJECTION IN LOS ANGELES

2021-07-21T05:17:59-07:00July 21st, 2021|eFiling, Legal Industry, News|

Do you file probate cases in the Los Angeles Superior court? If so, you may be interested to know the top five reasons why filings are rejected! From incorrect districts to faulty filing codes, many things can go wrong. We hope the following list can help you evaluate and improve your own filing practices to prevent [...]

EFILING FONTS AND FORMATTING

2021-07-20T19:19:44-07:00July 20th, 2021|eFiling, Legal Industry, News|

You went through your case with a fine-toothed comb. Your exhibits were in place, you checked for spelling errors, and your lead document was ready to go! So why was your eFiling rejected? Well…that could depend on what font you used! Did you know that your eFiling can actually be rejected for formatting errors, in [...]

FIRST LEGAL’S FAVORITE IRISH BEERS

2021-07-20T07:38:45-07:00July 20th, 2021|About Us, Holidays, News|

Whenever St. Patrick’s Day rolls around, the internet begins to explode with four-leaf clovers and pots of gold! As you probably know, St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration held every year on March 17th, honoring the death of St. Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Although it’s considered a public holiday [...]

FIRST LEGAL’S 2018 READING LIST

2021-07-19T20:37:41-07:00July 19th, 2021|Employee Enrichment, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Although we no longer have as much time to soak up the sun as we did when we were kids, hopefully, you have at least a few days of relaxation ahead of you! Whether you’re vacationing in exotic destinations or spending the day at the beach, most days off can be further improved by a [...]

INSIDE FIRST LEGAL: SPOTLIGHT ON NIA TROUP

2021-07-19T05:40:42-07:00July 19th, 2021|About Us, Careers, Employee Enrichment, News|

Ever wonder what life is like for our First Legal employees? We’re excited to bring you our first series of employee spotlights! The spotlights will showcase not only the different departments but also the individuals that make up the First Legal family. Read on to find out more about Nia Troup, out Vice President of [...]

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