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5 Life Lessons Learned from Completing a TriathlonI had the amazing fortune to be selected by my company as a Win4Youth ambassador to compete with 70 of my global colleagues in an Olympic-distance triathlon in Spain in September. The lessons I’ve learned from this experience will forever change my life.
Legal Support Staff: Which Environment Is Right For Me?Paralegals, assistants, clerks and other legal support staff can use their skills and training in a variety of different work environments, including different-sized law firms and corporate legal departments. Which is the best working environment for you?
Profile of a Conflicts ManagerGenerating new business is the lifeblood of every law firm, so why would a firm turn away a profitable new business opportunity? Some of the most common "deal-killers" are ethical concerns - especially if taking on the new client would present a conflict of interest with another client or legal matter already represented by the firm. This is where a Conflicts Manager comes in.
Profile of a Contracts SpecialistLegal contracts are at the heart of every business relationship. Wherever manufacturers make and sell goods, businesses purchase professional services, or government entities engage private-sector firms to do work on the public’s behalf – there are contracts to create and review.
Profile of a Legal Secretary
In today’s fast-changing legal profession, there’s no one job description that can encompass all the duties of a legal secretary.
Profile of a Staff Attorney"Staff Attorney" is a catch-all phrase describing lawyers who dedicate their services to a specific organization. This may include a corporation, government entity, academic institution, or not-for-profit.
Profile of a ParalegalWhat does every successful, highly-functional legal operation have in common? First-rate paralegal support. Yet few understand what a paralegal does and the essential role they play in the legal industry.
Give Yourself a Leg Up In The Legal Job Market
“Getting a leg up” is an old expression from the world of foot-race running.
Resume Tips from a Recruiter
Whatever your career ambitions, preparing an exceptional summary of your credentials is always a prudent first step.