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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

OPTIMIZING YOUR FIRM FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LAWYERS

2018-11-27T12:00:52-08:00November 27th, 2018|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 [...]

HOW A SINGLE COURT REPORTING SERVICE IMPROVES PRODUCTIVITY

2018-11-06T16:00:23-08:00November 6th, 2018|Depositions, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

It’s no secret that practice makes perfect! The more frequently you perform a task, the more efficient you become. Although many of us live by this colloquialism in our personal lives, the concept is rarely applied to court reporting services. At First Legal, we have decades of experience in the legal industry. That experience has [...]

THE TOP 3 BENEFITS OF VIRTUAL MEETINGS

2018-10-30T16:00:24-07:00October 30th, 2018|Client Services, Court & Process, Depositions, Digital, Legal Technology|

When you think of virtual meetings, do you imagine a group of people circled around a small monitor as an executive gives a presentation? For years, virtual meetings were exactly that. Luckily, as technology has advanced, these virtual meetings have become more intimate and personalized than ever before. Additionally, virtual meetings can take your firm [...]

THE TOP 3 BENEFITS TO USING 3D ANIMATION

2018-01-30T15:25:05-08:00January 30th, 2018|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News, Trial Presentation|

As a member of the litigation support industry, you’re probably familiar with 3D animation, even if you don’t use it in every trial. You also know that, more often than not, a case boils down to the most persuasive presentation. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the top three benefits of using [...]

HOW TO SEND LARGE FILES OVER EMAIL

2017-12-19T15:08:17-08:00December 19th, 2017|eFiling, eSignatures, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

You’ve got your case, you’ve poured over the files and you’ve spent time working to ensure that everything is in its place. After you’ve invested your time, you try to attach the file to an email when you’re confronted with an error message. Your file is too large! At First Legal, we know how frustrating [...]