As a lawyer, you are called upon to be a leader in many settings: in your firm, in corporate settings, in courtrooms or as a community or bar association volunteer. Whether or not you see yourself as a leader, you are perceived by others as one in these contexts. Here are some essential leadership skills… more »
It is no secret that the legal industry is resistant to change, especially when it comes to technology. However, the positive impact of technology is quickly forcing change. Document management systems, case management software, automated client intake systems and electronic signature solutions are all becoming essential to the legal practice.
Why should law firms… more »
While the legal hiring market has certainly picked up in the last few years, conducting a job search can still feel daunting. Here are some tips to make your job search a little easier.
Network. Network. Network.
It is a well-circulated statistic that more than 70 percent of job seekers find their jobs through networking.… more »
Most potential clients seek legal advice in the context of an unpleasant life experience. So let’s face it — when you compound the fact that a client may be confronting something difficult and emotional with the fact that lawyers are extremely expensive, you have the perfect setting for consumer dissatisfaction. Fortunately, if you treat… more »