HOW TO KEEP YOUR LAW FIRM CONNECTED IN QUARANTINE

2020-07-27T16:28:35-07:00August 11th, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

Feeling disconnected from your staff? The truth is, there’s no such thing as too much communication! Following the shift to remote working, many law firm executives have been feeling disconnected. While many states have made significant progress towards reducing coronavirus spread, law firms are still unsure whether remote work will be a long-term change. Open [...]

HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING CONTRACT LAWYERS

2020-07-27T16:25:48-07:00August 4th, 2020|Legal Industry, Remote Working|

There’s no question that the legal industry has felt the impact of coronavirus, but not all practice areas have been impacted equally. In fact, there has been a surge in demand for debt counsel, data security attorneys, and contract lawyers. Business interruptions have become increasingly common. When companies are unable to fulfill their legal obligations, [...]

JOIN US FOR OUR VIRTUAL MCLE SERIES

2020-07-29T16:31:01-07:00July 29th, 2020|Legal Industry|

Dear Valued Client, First Legal is excited to continue our Virtual MCLE Series! We are an approved MCLE provider and all of our courses apply towards your California State Bar educational requirements. Join us to stay up to date on tools and resources within your practice area. Find out more about the MCLEs we offer below! Civil Procedure for Discovery [...]

STRATEGIES FOR LAW FIRM SUCCESS AFTER COVID-19

2020-07-06T18:22:16-07:00July 25th, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

As coronavirus testing becomes more broadly available, many states have begun the slow process of reopening the economy. While the legal system never shut down completely, we’ve made many modifications to our usual workflow. We’ve adapted to working remotely and learned how to keep our cases moving forward. Now, there’s a new challenge on the [...]

CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS GO REMOTE

2020-07-06T18:16:44-07:00July 15th, 2020|Court & Process, Legal Industry, Remote Working|

From courtrooms to four-way screens, we’re witnessing a revolution in the legal industry! As a result of the global health crisis caused by COVID-19, we’ve seen dozens of legal proceedings make the transition to remote work. Although eFiling and remote pretrial proceedings were already relatively common, one of the most surprising developments has been the [...]

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

2020-07-06T18:10:53-07:00July 8th, 2020|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. [...]

TOP 3 TIPS FOR LEVERAGING ONLINE TOOLS AND REMOTE HELP FOR VIRTUAL PRACTICES

2020-04-21T16:15:12-07:00June 16th, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

By making shrewd decisions, you can leverage technology and remote workers to scale and overtake even well-established traditional law firms. Here are three tips to help that scenario materialize sooner rather than later.   Answer every call during working hours – One of the biggest gripes of clients is when their queries go unanswered, and [...]

THE VIRTUES OF A VIRTUAL LEGAL PRACTICE

2020-04-21T16:15:02-07:00June 12th, 2020|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, Remote Working|

Today, many lawyers are shunning more traditional career paths and are instead opting to set up their own entirely virtual practice. The attraction of working from the comfort of your own pajamas has won over attorneys looking for something different from the traditional hours spent slogging away at the office. If you are interested in [...]

JOIN US FOR OUR VIRUTAL MCLE SERIES!

2020-06-12T09:40:05-07:00June 12th, 2020|Legal Industry|

Dear Valued Client, First Legal is excited to continue our Virtual MCLE Series throughout June and July! We are an approved MCLE provider and all of our courses apply towards your California State Bar educational requirements. Join us to stay up to date on tools and resources within your practice area. Find out more about the MCLEs we offer [...]

THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF GLOBAL DATA PRIVACY LAWS

2020-04-21T15:50:40-07:00June 9th, 2020|Depositions, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Records|

The legal implications of global data privacy laws were brought into sharp focus recently by the results of a survey undertaken by the privacy compliance technology company TrustArc. The 327 respondents comprised individuals from firms in the United States, Canada, and the EU. They specialized in a wide variety of fields, including government, financial, and [...]

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