Can Being Bilingual Help Your Family Law Career?

The greater Toronto area is home to speakers of dozens of different languages. In this fast-paced, culturally diverse city, legal support professionals and lawyers who can speak more than one language may find themselves at an advantage when it comes to advancing their career. Here’s How Being Bilingual or Multilingual Can Help Your Career in… Read More »

Does Your Work Environment Encourage Productivity?

Productivity is essential in a law firm or legal department, where firm deadlines dictate which tasks must be completed and when. A workplace’s culture contributes heavily to productivity. Supportive workplaces foster engagement and productivity, while unsupportive ones undermine engagement and can cause productivity to lag. Here’s How to Build a Work Environment That Encourages Your… Read More »

How to Properly Confront a Struggling Staff Member

Everyone struggles at work from time to time. When struggling persists or begins to affect the work of others on the team, however, a manager or leader may need to step in and work one on one with the struggling staff member. Here’s how to confront a struggle and help your staff members fix the… Read More »

What Are Employers Looking For? 5 Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Legal Support Interview

Congratulations, you’ve landed the interview! Now, it’s time to fight any pre-interview nerves by preparing for the most common questions and situations legal support professionals face in an interview setting. Here Are Five Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Legal Support Interview: 1. Do Your Homework Legal support professionals are expected to have top-notch… Read More »

How You Can Grow Your Legal Assistant Talent From Within

Turnover occurs in every law firm and legal department. When an organization loses its top staff members, however, it’s important to examine the circumstances. The loss of staff members can indicate a problem area that deserves attention. To Reduce Turnover and Cultivate Internal Talent: 1. Understand Why Your Top Staff Members Chose to Leave You… Read More »

How to Make Sure Your Law Firm is Safe From Cyber Attacks

Confidentiality is a paramount concern for lawyers and law firms. As an ever-increasing amount of information is handled online, protecting that information from attack or theft via hacking and other malicious behaviors becomes increasingly important as well. In addition to understanding the laws and regulations that may apply to your work, here’s how to address… Read More »