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California’s New Workplace Laws Provide Additional Protections for Current and Prospective EmployeesSeveral new laws took effect on January 1, 2018 in the state of California. These state labor laws strengthen employees' and job seekers' rights.
Art of the Follow-Up: What To Do Post-InterviewYou aced the interview. That's great! But even though you've shaken hands and said goodbye, but the interview isn't over. Not really. Keep your focus sharp on the time ahead to make sure you stay on the hiring team's minds. Read on to discover just how you can be their top candidate after the interview.
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.