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…

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…

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…