A Guide to Becoming a Legal Secretary

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What is your current career path? Are you considering a role as a legal secretary but don’t know where to start? Especially in the Washington DC area, these jobs are in high demand and many firms are looking for qualified legal secretaries who will fit in with their current team and office environment. If you’ve…

Is Your Law Firm Prepared for a Ransomware Attack?

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You probably know just enough about information security to understand that big data is under attack. But there are a variety of concerns a company should have, and one of them needs to be Ransomware. What is this and how can it affect your firm? It sounds like something out of a bad movie, but…

4 Ways to Become a Thought Leader in the Legal Industry

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Your path to a legal career is easy, right? You go to school to get the proper skills for a support role or you continue on to graduate school for a position as a lawyer. But, as it turns out, this isn’t the only path to success in the legal industry. And today, more than…

How Can a Paralegal Job Candidate Get Prior Experience?

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It’s the age old question. You’ve gone to school to improve your career opportunities but you can’t find a job in your new field without previous experience. What happens now? Becoming a paralegal isn’t a small feat, so you will certainly want to find a way to land that first paralegal job opportunity to use…

Is the Open-Office Format Right for Your Law Firm?

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There is a lot of talk in corporate environments about open-office spaces. Have you considered this as an option for your law firm? The idea behind an open office is to skip the idea of private offices and allow everyone to work out in the open, encouraging collaborative efforts. How do you determine if an…

Become More Productive in Your Legal Career

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Your legal career can be made or broken by your ability to stay organized and on top of tasks each week. But can you make a plan to become even more productive? There are some simple tricks you can use to enhance your overall productivity and performance and demonstrate to your employer that you’re a…

How to Stand Out in the Paralegal Job Search

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If you’re in the market for a new job as a paralegal, you need to make sure that you’re standing out among your competition. There may be a lot of paralegals looking for jobs, but firms are seeking the best of the best. So, to get the job, you need to present yourself as the…

How Can Your Law Firm Improve Onboarding?

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Onboarding is a concept many companies and employment specialists are talking about. How your new staff member experiences their first few days will inform how they feel about their job and your firm throughout the time they work for you. So, it is important that you’re able to create a strong and positive onboarding experience…

How Does Continuing Law Education Help Your Career Path?

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An investment into a career in law isn’t always the fastest or least expensive option, but those who are part of the industry do often feel a sort of calling. But that doesn’t mean you can get a law degree or become a paralegal and feel that everything will fall into place. There are a…