• As a First Legal client, you’ve probably encountered our friendly and helpful Client Care department. When you call or send an email, you are likely to be connected with a Client Care Specialist, eager to help answer your query or request. With so many clients reaching out, we rely on
  • In the era of digital filing and processing, there’s more terminology than ever to keep up with. At First Legal, we’ve noticed that a common point of confusion arises when it comes to differentiating between judicial courtesy copies, electronic courtesy copies and electronic service notifications. Each of these notifications accomplishes
  • eFiling is one of the most exciting changes in the legal field! Although there is a learning curve, eFiling is undeniably going to become a more efficient case filing system than physical copies. In addition to the ability to work from anywhere, it’s like having the entire court system at
  • If your office has not yet made the shift to eFiling, it may be time to start! Although different courts will adapt to eFiling at different speeds, some offices may have trouble keeping up with more rapid implementation timetables if they haven’t laid the groundwork beforehand. When you fully shift
  • As a legal professional, you know that the law deals in specificity. To keep everything consistent, the court establishes and enforces certain rules. This is equally true when it comes to eFiling. Style and format are important to ensure a successful filing. So what can you do to avoid a
  • When you first begin eFiling, many of the terms could be unfamiliar. Learning new vocabulary can be one of the biggest roadblocks to adopting new technology, so we've put together a short list of terms you should familiarize yourself with. While these ten terms aren’t exhaustive, they’ll provide the groundwork
  • Do you file probate cases in the Los Angeles Superior court? If so, you may be interested to know the top five reasons why filings are rejected! From incorrect districts to faulty filing codes, many things can go wrong. We hope the following list can help you evaluate and improve your
  • You went through your case with a fine-toothed comb. Your exhibits were in place, you checked for spelling errors, and your lead document was ready to go! So why was your eFiling rejected? Well…that could depend on what font you used! Did you know that your eFiling can actually be
  • When you’re planning for a deposition, there are many things to consider. You’ll need to make sure you have the conference room reserved, all the necessary admonitions prepared, and the best court reporter you can get! You not only want to acquire testimony that furthers your case, but you also
  • Attending a deposition is the best way to make sure that you have a clear picture of the case before it goes to trial. However, when you’re working on a large case with a cross-coastal team or even a smaller case that is being handled by multiple offices, it can
  • Life as a paralegal is tough. You’re constantly being given new and confusing tasks to handle, often before you’ve completed the ones you’ve already had. Overextending yourself isn’t good for your mental health, or the resources of your firm. To help keep your office running efficiently, it’s important to know
  • As a member of the litigation field, you know that a great deposition performance can enhance your argument just as much as a poor deposition performance can damage it. You’ll have dozens of questions to cover, although not in any specific order. You should always be prepared to deviate from