STRATEGIES FOR LAW FIRM SUCCESS AFTER COVID-19

2021-10-01T20:31:15-07:00October 1st, 2021|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

2021-09-30T08:50:08-07:00September 30th, 2021|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

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. [...]

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

2021-09-28T20:51:46-07:00September 28th, 2021|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 [...]

Advice to Land Your First Law Firm Partnership

2021-09-10T15:19:25-07:00September 28th, 2021|Legal Industry, Personal Wellness, Professional Development|

How do you become a partner in a law firm? Conventional wisdom suggests that you might be offered a partnership as a result of hard work, demonstrated commitment to the firm, expertise in a certain practice area, and strong client relationships. While these factors certainly play a role, there are some unexpected things that [...]

THE VIRTUES OF A VIRTUAL LEGAL PRACTICE

2021-09-28T06:01:27-07:00September 28th, 2021|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 [...]

THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF GLOBAL DATA PRIVACY LAWS

2021-09-27T20:47:00-07:00September 27th, 2021|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 [...]

THE SECRET TO RETAINING TOP LEGAL TALENT

2021-09-27T06:47:03-07:00September 27th, 2021|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry|

Your employees are the lifeblood of your organization. Your talented and hard-working employees can help you to gain an advantage over competitors by producing higher-quality work and winning the business of new clients. What’s more – given the low unemployment rate – talent has become an even more valuable commodity in today’s legal industry. This [...]

WHAT IS eRECORDING AND HOW CAN IT WORK FOR YOU?

2021-09-24T20:39:21-07:00September 24th, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Records|

Electronic document recording (or eRecording) is poised to transform the legal industry. Not only does eRecording help to save paper, but it also drastically simplifies the document indexing process. Although this legislation is still evolving, numerous states have laws in place that promote the use of electronic documents by giving them the same status as [...]

HOW THE LEGAL INDUSTRY IS STAYING SANE & PRODUCTIVE IN QUARANTINE

2021-09-23T20:35:46-07:00September 23rd, 2021|Covid, Depositions, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working, Self-Care|

The coronavirus outbreak has placed a massive strain on traditional working arrangements. While litigation has not fully stopped, court slowdowns have made it very difficult to resolve most cases.   To ensure that business can continue, law firms and legal support companies have had to be flexible and adapt quickly. If you’ve suddenly found yourself [...]