Wednesday October 18, 2017

Electronic Discovery Personnel

We already know the legal profession is changing at the same pace, and in some areas, a faster pace, than other career specialties. One relatively new job description within this area is that of an electronic discovery, or e-discovery, professional. This $2 billion (and growing) industry is changing the way information is gathered, stored as […]

Why are so Many Lawyers Unhappy?

The American Bar Association recently put out a new survey that revealed up to one half of this country’s lawyers are miserable in their career choices. The reasons were varied, but the survey suggested it’s a combination of the long work hours, the pressure from partners to raise the bar in terms of the number […]

Business and Tax Attorneys

Those lawyers who dedicate their careers to helping small business owners find many rewarding aspects that make this legal specialty worth their time. Small business owners tend to approach this aspect of their companies with uncertainty, frustration and avoidance.  The primary reason is because it’s foreign territory. Having an attorney on retainer to handle those […]

The Importance of Creative Visualization

 In order to perform well and have a successful legal career you need to be satisfied with your job. You have to be satisfied with what you are doing. Success doesn’t come to you only on wishing for it, you have to work hard for it. And you will be able to work hard […]

Do Attorneys get Paid for On-call Timings?

Attorneys are paid according to the labor or time that they devote to their legal jobs. Besides this, associates are required to spend time beyond their working hours to be on call. This is known as on-call time. There are federal laws that ensure that employees are paid for on-call time and at the same […]

Legal Career Development Advice

The legal profession being one of the most oldest and traditional professions in the history of mankind has been glamorized a lot by media in T.V. shows, movies, and even the print media. Since it is a profession with such an exposure, a lot of young people aspire to become lawyers soon after completing high […]