THE UNEXPECTED ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL ‘WORK-LIFE BALANCE’

2021-10-12T06:26:09-07:00October 12th, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Personal Wellness, Remote Working, Self-Care|

Throughout the last decade, the idea of work-life balance has become increasingly popular. So, what does the term actually mean? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, it can be defined as “the amount of time you spend doing your job compared with the amount of time you spend with your family and doing things you enjoy.” [...]

THE SECRET TO EFFECTIVE CRISIS RESPONSE

2021-10-11T05:38:01-07:00October 11th, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

When disaster strikes, an effective crisis management strategy could be the difference between a profitable corporate pivot and bankruptcy. For many law firms, the coronavirus represents their largest crisis to date. The pandemic has undoubtedly changed the face of the industry - ushering in a new era of remote work, personnel moves, and changing business [...]

THE CHANGING EXPECTATIONS OF LAW FIRMS IN A POST-COVID WORLD

2021-10-08T08:31:46-07:00October 8th, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

At the close of 2019, the future of the legal industry seemed bright. Most major law firm executives were projecting higher billing rates, increased billable hours, and improved firm performance in the coming year. Unfortunately, the coronavirus introduced many new challenges for law firms. While clients struggle to survive the marketplace crash, law firms have [...]

WAYS TO ADVOCATE FOR YOUR CLIENT WHILE WORKING REMOTELY

2021-10-07T07:26:58-07:00October 7th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

As a result of coronavirus, the legal industry of 2020 differs from anything we’ve seen before. Fortunately, remote technologies have made it possible for litigants to get justice despite the pandemic. In the past few months, attorneys across the country have adapted to social distancing measures and changing court procedures - continuing to advance cases [...]

HOW TO KEEP YOUR LAW FIRM CONNECTED IN QUARANTINE

2021-10-05T19:12:06-07:00October 5th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

Feeling disconnected from your staff? The truth is, there’s no such thing as too much communication! Following the shift to remote working, many law firm executives have been feeling disconnected. While many states have made significant progress towards reducing coronavirus spread, law firms are still unsure whether remote work will be a long-term change. Open [...]

HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING CONTRACT LAWYERS

2021-10-04T19:58:36-07:00October 4th, 2021|Legal Industry, Remote Working|

There’s no question that the legal industry has felt the impact of coronavirus, but not all practice areas have been impacted equally. In fact, there has been a surge in demand for debt counsel, data security attorneys, and contract lawyers. Business interruptions have become increasingly common. When companies are unable to fulfill their legal obligations, [...]

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 [...]

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