TOPICS TO PREPARE FOR IN YOUR DIVORCE DEPOSITION

Divorce can get extremely messy, both legally and emotionally. When the facts surrounding the separation are controversial, the process can involve a deposition. While divorce depositions are uncommon, they have the potential to be extremely influential for your case. They frequently involve unwilling witnesses who were compelled to appear. As a result, it’s hard to Read more about TOPICS TO PREPARE FOR IN YOUR DIVORCE DEPOSITION[…]

OPTIMIZING YOUR FIRM FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LAWYERS

If you’ve scrolled through social media recently, you’ve probably seen a fair number of think-pieces about millennials. Law schools continue to produce exceptionally talented millennial graduates. In order to attract the most promising candidates, you may find yourself asking: how can I make my firm more attractive to the next generation?   Encourage collaboration While Read more about OPTIMIZING YOUR FIRM FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LAWYERS[…]

MAINTAINING ETHICAL CONDUCT IN DEPOSITIONS

In any legal proceeding, maintaining the highest ethical standards is critical. While an aggressive approach might unsettle some witnesses or counsel, it is ultimately in your best interest to minimize potential conflict. It’s best to behave kindly and warmly to all parties present. To ensure your deposition goes smoothly, here are our top 3 rules Read more about MAINTAINING ETHICAL CONDUCT IN DEPOSITIONS[…]

HOW TO HAVE A RESTORATIVE VACATION AS A LEGAL PROFESSIONAL (AND WHY YOU SHOULD)

“I can’t take time off because there’s no one else who can cover for me!” “If I leave for a week, my boss will think I’m replaceable!” “I have to skip vacation so that I can finish all my work!” Do any of these phrases sound familiar? Statistically, they should! The truth is, America is Read more about HOW TO HAVE A RESTORATIVE VACATION AS A LEGAL PROFESSIONAL (AND WHY YOU SHOULD)[…]

HOW A SINGLE COURT REPORTING SERVICE IMPROVES PRODUCTIVITY

It’s no secret that practice makes perfect! The more frequently you perform a task, the more efficient you become. Although many of us live by this colloquialism in our personal lives, the concept is rarely applied to court reporting services. At First Legal, we have decades of experience in the legal industry. That experience has Read more about HOW A SINGLE COURT REPORTING SERVICE IMPROVES PRODUCTIVITY[…]