Do You Need a Law Degree to Get a Legal Job?

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  Going to law school is a worthwhile endeavor for many people, but it’s a big commitment. If you want to work in the law but either can’t or don’t want to go through a JD program for three years, there may be other options. Attorneys rely on support professionals to ensure their practices run…

Want to Make a Difference in the Legal Industry? Become an Expert in Environmental and Green Law

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When people attend law school, they’re given an opportunity to check out a variety of clinics and internships to better determine what it is they want to do with their careers. Other legal professionals, such as paralegals, may not have the same access to these programs, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take matters into…

How Is Your Company Hiring for Electronic Discovery Jobs?

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In today’s digitally connected world, it’s no wonder that the Federal Rules of Civil Procure was amended to allow lawyers to use electronic information like email, instant messages, voicemail, and data on phones or tablets in litigation. This data is called Electronically Stored Information or ESI and the discovery is known as electronic discovery. Since…

4 Ways Increased Training and Mentoring Keeps New Attorneys Longer

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Onboarding is a big subject across all industries. And when a field comes with a reputation of being stressful, like the law, it’s important that managers have systems in place to retain top legal talent. If you want to know the best ways to improve retention in your law firm, there is great news. Onboarding…

New Career Options for the JD Degree

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Going to law school is a significant commitment. Before you even get accepted to a law school, you spend months, or even years, preparing to take the LSAT. Once that’s completed, the application process starts. Once you select your school you often only have a couple of months to make all of your arrangements in…

How Is Your Law Firm Sourcing Talent for Specific Niches?

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Some industry experts are referring to 2018 as the year of the micro-niche. Just understanding some specializations is no longer enough to make you competitive in the legal market. Today, law firms need to source and hire talent in very specific niches to ensure they are able to serve their client base. For example, it…

A Guide to Determining If a New Company Is the Right Fit for You

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When you’re looking for your next legal job, it’s important you take everything into consideration before making a decision. Not only do you need to be comfortable with the work you’ll be doing and the overall corporate culture, but there are details beyond simply saying yes that might come into play in the future. Do…