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5 Big-Firm Principles to Start Implementing in Your Small Firm Today

2022-06-19T19:52:58-07:00June 20th, 2022|Legal Industry|

Just because your law firm is small, doesn’t mean it cannot be mighty. In fact, smaller teams are often more agile because they’re accustomed to wearing many different hats. With the right tools and the right people, your firm can enjoy unparalleled success. However, in order to reap the rewards of your labor, your firm [...]

5 Tips for Remote Paralegals On How to Provide Outstanding Services to Multiple Attorneys

2022-06-09T11:51:49-07:00June 10th, 2022|Client Services, Court & Process|

The global pandemic required almost all legal professionals to pivot. Many essential tasks and meetings that were once conducted in the office are now being done at home. This transition has demanded more flexibility and versatility from paralegals. It has also opened the door to many opportunities, including boosting their income and serving multiple firms. [...]

How to Protect Your Firm’s Digital Legal Documents from Cybercriminals in 2022

2022-05-27T20:33:13-07:00May 31st, 2022|Legal Technology|

Organizations of all sizes and across all industries can become targets of cybercriminals. However, more and more cyberthieves have recently turned their attention to law firms with the intention of stealing, selling, exposing, or extorting confidential data. With an ever-increasing shift to digital documents, law practices are more susceptible to cyberattacks now than ever before. [...]

2022 Tech Predictions: 5 Trends that Will Change the Practice of Law for Good

2022-05-24T16:13:26-07:00May 24th, 2022|Legal Technology|

The relationship between technology and the legal system is continuously evolving. Gone are the days when attorneys had to sift through large piles of paperwork on their desks. With the emergence of cutting-edge technology, law professionals can streamline their work, saving precious resources. During the global pandemic, law practices had to pivot and embrace new [...]

Meditation for Paralegals: Why It’s Essential

2022-04-27T08:16:50-07:00April 28th, 2022|Self-Care|

Anyone who has ever worked in a law firm before can easily tell you that the workday never ends. Though practicing law is a rewarding profession, it can also be extremely challenging. At its worse, it can even be downright grueling. Legal associates, including attorneys and paralegals, who are overstressed and overworked, have much higher [...]

5 New eDiscovery Trends in 2022 and What They Mean for You

2022-04-19T14:16:51-07:00April 21st, 2022|eDiscovery|

Thanks to today’s innovative technology, modern legal professionals can bypass the hassle of storing dozens of legal documents in thick, cumbersome binders and racing from meeting to meeting. Now, attorneys can easily conduct depositions right from their home office and efficiently communicate with colleagues via Teams or Slack. Legal professionals are even leveraging the power [...]

A Complete Guide for Paralegals to Efficiently Communicate with the Opposing Counsel

2022-04-12T21:02:19-07:00April 14th, 2022|Court & Process|

One of the most important rules of ethics that lawyers must abide by is not communicating with the opposing parties who are represented by counsel. The American Bar Association’s Model Rule 8.4 unconditionally extends this ban to paralegals as it prohibits lawyers from asking other legal professionals to do something that they’re not supposed to. [...]

7 Unique Ways to Engage Your Team in Virtual Law Offices

2022-04-06T19:26:09-07:00April 7th, 2022|Employee Enrichment, Remote Working|

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every facet of our lives, from how we work to the ways we play. As a result, numerous law firms nationwide have chosen to ask their teams to work remotely. While a virtual law firm can boost the health and wellness of your team, it can be tough to keep [...]

Your Guide to Spotting and Addressing Burnout in Legal Professionals

2022-03-28T11:30:15-07:00March 30th, 2022|Legal Industry, Personal Wellness|

The American culture of compulsive productivity has led to unprecedented levels of burnout among working professionals. Although burnout is not exclusive to the legal industry, it has become something of an epidemic. According to a 2020 survey by the California Lawyers Association, 24% of female respondents and 17% of male respondents had “considered leaving the [...]

How to Perform eDiscovery During Arbitration

2022-03-20T19:28:24-07:00March 21st, 2022|eDiscovery|

Arbitration can be faster and more cost-effective than traditional litigation, but it becomes considerably more difficult to take advantage of these benefits if your case involves extensive eDiscovery. In fact, in 2013, the challenges and expense of processing electronically stored information (ESI) led The American Arbitration Association to revise its rules concerning commercial arbitration. This [...]