FIRST LEGAL’S 2018 READING LIST

2018-03-06T12:21:29-08:00March 6th, 2018|Employee Enrichment, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Although we no longer have as much time to soak up the sun as we did when we were kids, hopefully, you have at least a few days of relaxation ahead of you! Whether you’re vacationing in exotic destinations or spending the day at the beach, most days off can be further improved by a [...]

5 WAYS TO TRAIN YOUR BRAIN FOR BETTER RECALL

2018-02-20T11:59:53-08:00February 20th, 2018|Employee Enrichment, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

We’ve all experienced moments where we find ourselves with a word on the tip of our tongue or unable to remember the next item on our to-do list. Forgetfulness is a normal part of life, and it’s particularly common in those of us in high-stress professions. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to improve your [...]

5 TIPS FOR STAYING FOCUSED IN A DISTRACTING ENVIRONMENT

2018-02-06T09:23:00-08:00February 6th, 2018|Legal Industry, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

In the legal industry, things are rarely quiet and relaxing. In fact, the work we do is often so high-stakes and fast-paced that a moment of peace can feel completely out of reach! From answering client emails to chatty coworkers to scheduling mishaps, we have so many high priority tasks that it actually becomes hard [...]

6 TED TALKS FOR LEGAL PROFESSIONALS

2018-01-09T15:16:49-08:00January 9th, 2018|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, News, Self-Care|

Legal professionals are always expected to stay up-to-date with new material in their field, but it can be difficult with so much misinformation floating around the internet. Not to mention the fact that the material itself is often very dry. Luckily, there is a solution! TED Talks are a great way to stay informed and [...]

FIRST LEGAL’S FAVORITE LEGAL THRILLERS

2017-12-26T15:11:40-08:00December 26th, 2017|About Us, Holidays, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Good morning and happy holidays from the First Legal family! We hope you’re relaxing today and enjoying some well-deserved time off! In celebration, we’ve compiled a brief list of some of our favorite legal thrillers. While these films may not be the most accurate, the courtroom dramatics, plentiful objections, and occasional gavel pounding, combine to [...]

OUR TOP 5 PODCASTS TO HELP WITH YOUR COMMUTE

2017-12-12T15:01:00-08:00December 12th, 2017|Legal Industry, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

When you live in a big city, you are bound to find yourself stuck in traffic. It’s easy to feel like the minutes, or even hours, you spend behind the wheel are a waste of your time. Wondering what you can do to reclaim your day? Consider adding a podcast to the mix! A podcast [...]

THREE STEPS TO A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP

2017-11-28T14:46:08-08:00November 28th, 2017|Employee Enrichment, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

As a legal professional, you’re in one of the most stressful industries in the world, so it’s no wonder that you may be experiencing trouble sleeping. A rough night can lead to low energy, decreased productivity, and weight gain. These symptoms can contribute to your stress level, which makes getting to sleep even more difficult! [...]