Recruiting The Older Job Seeker To Add Value To Your Team

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Age discrimination is a thing, especially in the legal field. With young, new graduates from law school accepting first year jobs, clerkships, and more, why would you consider hiring someone older? There are a lot of benefits to hiring a more experienced employee in your law firm. They bring more to the table, don’t have…

How Can Your Next Career Be a Paralegal?

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Have you thought about changing your career to something more focused? With a background in office management or administrative support, you may be a perfect candidate to transition into the paralegal profession. A paralegal is not a lawyer, yet most of the work they do is in support of lawyers in law firms to help…

Legal Job Growth Is Stalling – How Can You Find Top Talent?

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It may sound impossible, but job growth within the legal industry is stalling. How can you find top talent for your law firm? Before you start attending law school hiring events and placing ads online for legal assistants or paralegals, there are a few things you should know. What kind of non-traditional ways can you…

Legal Job Interview Question: How Do You Sell Your Firm’s Value?

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When you interview for your next legal job, you’ll need to do a lot of sales. While you didn’t go into the law to be a salesperson, every interview is a chance to market your skills to a potential employer. One thing law firms measure is value. Whether you’re pitching clients or yourself, you need…

Project-Based Legal Jobs Are Becoming More Popular

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Did you know there is a trend in today’s law field for firms or corporations to hire attorneys for project-based work rather than as full-time employees? It’s a way for law firms to reduce their overall costs and financial risk. If you’re thinking that working in the law on a project basis is right for…

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…