BIKINIS OR BLAZERS? ASSESS YOUR CAREER GOALS THIS SUMMER

2019-08-16T09:00:39-07:00August 16th, 2019|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Summer weather is here, bringing with it the temptation to shirk the stuffy office wear and don cool summer sandals and bikinis. A new season full of fresh strawberries and possibilities! Moreover, the longer days of summer are energizing, making the warm weather season a perfect time for legal professionals to evaluate and consider career [...]

ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE: ARE PARALEGALS INVOLVED?

2019-07-25T10:00:34-07:00July 25th, 2019|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, News|

Relationships between lawyers and their clients are unique. In fact, they’re wholly unlike any other professional relationship, both in scope and in their defined rules of engagement. Moreover, the relationship is extremely unbalanced, and only the needs of the client merit consideration. That lack of balance is intentional. It serves to keep society’s scales of [...]

THE FUTURE OF COURT REPORTING

2019-05-07T10:00:29-07:00May 7th, 2019|Court & Process, Depositions, Digital, Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

Court reporters are the backbone of the legal system. From hearings to trials to depositions, virtually all court proceedings require the presence of a court reporter. Now, in the face of incredibly high demand, the legal system is facing a shortage of qualified reporters. Today, we’ll attempt to shed light on the root cause of [...]

HOW TO BECOME A MORE PRODUCTIVE PARALEGAL

2019-04-09T10:35:06-07:00April 9th, 2019|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Productivity is one of the most valuable skills that you’ll ever master. Eliminating distractions and maximizing output is critical to a successful career. Unfortunately, it can be easy for paralegals to become overburdened by the minutiae, leading to a lapse in productivity. Today, we’re sharing some tips to help you reclaim your day! Cut to [...]

HOW TO AVOID BURNOUT WHEN YOU WORK AT A LAW FIRM

2019-03-26T09:30:09-07:00March 26th, 2019|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 [...]

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR CCPA REQUIREMENTS?

2019-02-26T12:23:40-08:00February 26th, 2019|Digital, Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

As we enter 2019, many California law firms, corporations, and businesses must turn their attention to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Much like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the CCPA will set forth new requirements for securely handling consumer data. Due to the specific qualification criteria of the law, many of [...]

3 TRUTHS ABOUT SUCCESSFUL LEGAL PROFESSIONALS

2019-02-05T09:00:02-08:00February 5th, 2019|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, News|

The legal field is full of unique individuals with different specialties and skill sets. From attorneys to court reporters, each career path offers different opportunities and challenges. However, despite these differences, some universal truths will likely resonate with every legal professional. In this blog article, we’re sharing three of these truths to help you better [...]

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

2018-11-13T12:00:12-08:00November 13th, 2018|Employee Enrichment, Holidays, Legal Industry, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

“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 [...]

OUR 4 HOTTEST HYDRATION TIPS

2018-10-09T12:00:17-07:00October 9th, 2018|Employee Enrichment, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Conventional wisdom dictates that we should drink at least 8 glasses of water each day. Unfortunately, studies have shown that this figure may be inaccurate for many of us! The truth is, your hydration needs can vary depending on factors such as: height, weight, physical activity, and environmental stimulus. Check out these four tips to [...]

FIRST LEGAL’S 2018 READING LIST

2018-03-06T12:21:29-08:00March 6th, 2018|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 [...]