WHAT TO DO AFTER LAW SCHOOL: GRADUATING IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

2021-09-29T06:42:07-07:00September 29th, 2021|Careers, Legal Industry, Remote Working|

Graduating law school should be a monumental event - a day filled with optimism and opportunity! Unfortunately for the class of 2020, you’re entering an uncertain industry that has lost much of its structure and normalcy. The hiring climate has changed dramatically, and even Big Law firms are unsure when things will return to normal. [...]

HOW TO AVOID BURNOUT WHEN YOU WORK AT A LAW FIRM

2021-08-10T20:23:16-07:00August 10th, 2021|Careers, Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Across industries, employees report occasional feelings of exhaustion, stress, and helplessness. Taken together, these feelings are more commonly known as – “burnout.” While burnout can affect an individual in virtually any position, legal professionals are particularly vulnerable due to their high-stress and intellectually demanding caseloads. To help you avoid burnout, we asked members of our [...]

ATTRACTING THE TOP LEGAL ASSOCIATES TO YOUR LAW FIRM

2021-08-09T18:06:07-07:00August 9th, 2021|Careers, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

In an increasingly competitive job market, many law firms have begun to evaluate their strategy for attracting new associates in the coming year. From recent graduates to exceptional entry-level transfers, building a strong team requires more than just a well-timed offer. If you’re planning to hire new associates in 2019, these tips can help you [...]

OPTIMIZING YOUR FIRM FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LAWYERS

2021-08-05T07:56:31-07:00August 5th, 2021|Careers, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

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 [...]

INSIDE FIRST LEGAL: SPOTLIGHT ON SAM SHIELD

2021-07-27T19:43:50-07:00July 27th, 2021|About Us, Careers, News|

At First Legal, we love learning more about the individuals that make the First Legal Family such a special group to be a part of. Recently, we caught up with Sam Shield in our Las Vegas office. He was kind enough to share some information about his position. Check it out! Hi Sam, thanks for [...]

INSIDE FIRST LEGAL: SPOTLIGHT ON MICHAEL HOEFNAGEL

2021-07-27T07:26:46-07:00July 27th, 2021|About Us, Careers, News|

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 [...]

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 [...]

INSIDE FIRST LEGAL: SPOTLIGHT ON LARRY KIRLIN

2021-07-14T07:45:27-07:00July 14th, 2021|Careers, Employee Enrichment, News|

Ever wonder what life is like for our First Legal employees? We’re so 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 Larry Kirlin! You’re currently a [...]

HOW TO WRITE A GREAT LEGAL RESUME

2021-06-09T15:47:08-07:00July 6th, 2021|Careers, Legal Industry, Professional Development|

You’ve obtained a bachelor’s degree, nailed the LSAT, and now you’re graduating from law school! While it may seem like your days of test-taking are behind you, you’re currently facing one of the biggest challenges of your career. Law firms are known for their competitive hiring practices, and it can be difficult to stand out [...]

A CONVERSATION WITH FIRST LEGAL CEO, ALEX MARTINEZ

2021-06-25T07:28:04-07:00June 25th, 2021|About Us, Careers, News|

For the past 13 years, Alex Martinez has been the CEO of First Legal. Alex is incredibly proud of our core values, so he sat down with us to talk about how they have helped guide the company to where we are today! Hey, Alex! Can you describe the Company Core Values to us in [...]