FINDING WORK-LIFE BALANCE AMONG URGENT REQUESTS

2019-07-18T10:08:10-07:00July 18th, 2019|Legal Industry, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Before mobile devices became a part of our daily lives, work-life balance was a struggle for many in the legal industry. Now, with technology keeping us plugged in at all hours and all locations, that balance is even harder to maintain. Throw in urgent-sounding messages from clients, co-workers, and prospective clients, and it's easy to [...]

3 TIPS FOR REDUCING CLUTTER AT YOUR LAW OFFICE

2019-07-11T10:00:45-07:00July 11th, 2019|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

Law offices need to function at top efficiency in order to serve as reliable and trustworthy advocates for their clients. Leading law firms cannot run at top-speed if the office space they operate from is cluttered and disorganized. If clutter is cutting back on your law firm’s productivity, you can improve the output of work [...]

WHAT DO GOOD LEGAL ETHICS LOOK LIKE?

2019-06-25T10:04:35-07:00June 25th, 2019|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

Legal ethics you learned in law school haven’t changed in their nature or intent for many decades, but recent changes in the legal industry mean that those same legal practices have to be applied differently in response to new, developing technological situations. The information age is changing the way lawyers approach many areas of their [...]

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR LAW FIRM BRANDING IN 2019

2019-06-04T08:45:13-07:00June 4th, 2019|Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

When you look back at the past year, how would you define your law firm branding? Did you invest in marketing or define your workplace culture? If you’re like most firms, you didn’t spend much time thinking about branding. In fact, you may think branding is unnecessary because you’re already managing a full caseload. However, [...]

THE SIMPLE TRICK TO LEGAL RESEARCH

2019-05-21T09:00:32-07:00May 21st, 2019|Client Services, Legal Industry, Records|

How does your firm currently handle research needs? Is the task performed by attorneys and paralegals? While some firms employ a research attorney who is fully devoted to research and writing, most opt to handle the workload internally. Unfortunately, this decision can lead to problems as your case makes its way to a judge. In [...]

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 [...]

IMPROVE CLIENT SATISFACTION WITH ONE STEP

2019-04-23T09:30:09-07:00April 23rd, 2019|Client Services, Legal Industry|

Most firms value close relationships with their clients. Each positive interaction leads to greater job satisfaction on the part of the client and greater investment on the part of the attorney. In fact, many firms work hard to cultivate these strong, mutually beneficial relationships. Over the past year, one tactic to improve client satisfaction has [...]

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 [...]

ATTRACTING THE TOP LEGAL ASSOCIATES TO YOUR LAW FIRM

2019-03-12T08:00:18-07:00March 12th, 2019|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 [...]