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 »

The Best Tips for Making Sure Your Legal Support Staff is Properly Trained

Proper legal support staff training is essential. When your team has solid training, they understand both what needs to be done and how to do it in a way that coordinates with the rest of the team and helps the firm meet its goals. Whether you’re working with new hires or bringing an established team… 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 »

Simple Tips to Improving Client Communication

Client communication is essential in the legal field. It correlates directly with client satisfaction and can have a profound impact on the outcome of a legal case. Here are several ways to improve communication with clients: Understand That Communication is a Constant Process. Communicating with clients doesn’t only happen when lawyers or staff members send… Read More »

How You Can Make Your Business More Tech-Savvy

Studies show that businesses face threats to their bottom line and future competitiveness when they’re slow to adopt technological tools. The effect appears across industries, and it even affects the legal profession. While tech tools can improve business processes, tech for tech’s sake isn’t enough. Instead, law firms and legal departments must first understand the… Read More »

How Well Are You Relating to Your Legal Support Team?

A legal support team is crucial to the success of any law firm or legal department’s endeavors. The strength of this team, however, often depends on the ability of its leaders to forge strong connections with legal support staff and help support staff connect with one another. Here’s why a focus on culture-building and relationship… Read More »

Top Ways You Can Increase Your Firm’s Profitability

Every employee wants to add value to their team and organization. This value adds momentum to your career, as your colleagues and leadership realize you have essential skills that can improve their own work as well. Here’s how to improve your value-adding efforts in order to build stronger relationships with your co-workers, leadership, and clients.… Read More »

What Making the Wrong Hire Can Do To Your Business

Making a bad hire doesn’t simply cause stress for the hiring manager or human resources department. The costs of a bad hire resonate throughout a law firm or legal department, having profound effects on every aspect of the team and its work. Here’s the toll the wrong hire takes on your business: Lost Productivity Whether… Read More »

Five Ways to Manage a Team With Diverse Personalities

Teams that feature diverse personalities gain the value of multiple perspectives and approaches. However, different approaches to work and problem-solving can also lead to conflict and misunderstandings on the team. Here are five ways to bring a group with diverse personalities together and lead them to professional success: Get to Know Your Team Members It… Read More »

Why Employee Feedback Should Matter to You

Managers and leaders often think of their role as an expressive one, and for good reason. Those at the head of teams and departments spend a great deal of time teaching, instructing and explaining to their staff what should be done and in what way. However, receiving feedback from employees is equally valuable than to… Read More »