HOW TO PREPARE A PHYSICIAN FOR A DEPOSITION

As medical malpractice cases become more common and expert witnesses are almost always needed, you may find yourself preparing a physician for a deposition. Whether the physician has been subpoenaed or contacted for expert testimony, the following are some important things to bring up during witness preparation:   Appearance fees If the physician has been Read more about HOW TO PREPARE A PHYSICIAN FOR A DEPOSITION[…]

COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT COURT REPORTERS

For individuals who work outside of the legal field, it can be hard to comprehend the importance of court reporters.  As more and more court cases are filed, the value of a neutral record of legal proceedings continues to grow. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the court reporting field is expected Read more about COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT COURT REPORTERS[…]

IMPROVE YOUR FOCUS IN 60 SECONDS

When you work in the legal field, your time is almost never your own. Technology has made it possible for clients and coworkers to contact you at any time during the day, seven days a week. In addition to complicating the traditional work-life balance, this constant communication has had serious negative effects on our focus. Read more about IMPROVE YOUR FOCUS IN 60 SECONDS[…]

INSIDE FIRST LEGAL: SPOTLIGHT ON MICHAEL HOEFNAGEL

This week, we took some time away from our desks to interview Michael Hoefnagel about his work in Unlawful Detainer Services. Michael has consistently gone above and beyond for clients and truly exemplifies First Legal’s core values. We had so much fun chatting with him, and we’re excited to share the details of our conversation Read more about INSIDE FIRST LEGAL: SPOTLIGHT ON MICHAEL HOEFNAGEL[…]