ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE: ARE PARALEGALS INVOLVED?

2021-08-25T08:58:12-07:00August 25th, 2021|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 [...]

FINDING WORK-LIFE BALANCE AMONG URGENT REQUESTS

2021-08-24T17:33:02-07:00August 24th, 2021|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 [...]

HOW DEPOSITIONS HAVE CHANGED IN THE PAST 10 YEARS

2021-08-23T18:37:04-07:00August 23rd, 2021|Depositions, Legal Industry, News|

As you may already know, depositions are intended as tools of discovery. The purpose of a deposition is to find out what the witness knows and to preserve the testimony for a later date. A deposition is recorded word-for-word by a court reporter, who produces a transcript that is admissible in court. Typically, the questions [...]

3 TIPS FOR REDUCING CLUTTER AT YOUR LAW OFFICE

2021-08-20T18:36:40-07:00August 20th, 2021|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?

2021-08-19T18:18:53-07:00August 19th, 2021|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 [...]

THE FUTURE OF COURT REPORTING

2021-08-13T19:15:38-07:00August 13th, 2021|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 [...]

ATTRACTING THE TOP LEGAL ASSOCIATES TO YOUR LAW FIRM

2021-08-09T18:06:07-07:00August 9th, 2021|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?

2021-08-09T05:53:04-07:00August 9th, 2021|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

2021-08-06T06:04:39-07:00August 6th, 2021|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 [...]

TOPICS TO PREPARE FOR IN YOUR DIVORCE DEPOSITION

2021-08-05T20:09:40-07:00August 5th, 2021|Depositions, News|

Divorce can get extremely messy, both legally and emotionally. When the facts surrounding the separation are controversial, the process can involve a deposition. While divorce depositions are uncommon, they have the potential to be extremely influential for your case. They frequently involve unwilling witnesses who were compelled to appear. As a result, it’s hard to [...]

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