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…

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…

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…

What Are the Skills and Responsibilities of a Patent Docket Specialist?

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Patents are a significant aspect of the U.S. legal system, and the lawyers who specialize in patent law require trained assistants to help them with the day-to-day process. This is where the role of a Patent Docket Specialist comes in. Patent docketing is a method for tracking and managing applications for patents. There are exceptional…

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…

Improve Client Communication Through Video Conferencing

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We are well into the 21st century, and for many law firms, it means embracing modern technology is an important ingredient for success. Have you considered the use of video conferencing? Legal offices are utilizing this option to improve client communications in a way that was previously unavailable. If you haven’t thought about using video…