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 »

5 Steps to Becoming a Better Strategic Planner for Your Law Clerk Job

Law clerks are frequently tasked with strategic planning, or laying out the goals and methods by which projects will be completed – and then ensuring that everyone involved completes their assigned steps on time. Strategic planning isn’t an easy task, but law clerks who can do it well expand their career opportunities. Here’s how to… 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 »

Top Job Search Tips for Anyone Looking to Take Their Legal Career to the Next Level

A career in legal support offers opportunities for lifelong intellectual challenges and client service. If you feel you’ve maximized these opportunities in your current position, however, it may be time to look for a new position or employer to help you grow further in your career. Here’s How to Improve the Search for Your Next… 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 »

Stressed Out at Work? Learn How to Better Cope With It

Stress happens to every professional from time to time. Those who have the tools to handle stress constructively when it happens are better able to weather the tough times, grow from the experience, and move forward. Here are some helpful tools for managing stress in the legal field. Keep Things in Perspective When stress mounts,… Read More »

Fashion Corner: What to Wear to Your Next Legal Support Interview

When you step into an interview, you want nothing to stand in the way of communicating your strengths as a legal support professional to the interviewer. Your clothing can help bolster this impression – or it can hinder you. Here’s what to consider when planning what you’ll wear to your next legal field interview: What… Read More »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Legal Research

Legal support professionals perform a great deal of research as part of their daily routine. While researching a new area of law or topic can be time-consuming, often, research time can be streamlined to allow legal support staff to get more done in less time. Here’s how to improve the efficiency of your legal research… Read More »

Learn How to Network in a Digital World

Networking is one of the strongest tools job seekers can use to find a job that helps them reach their career goals. While the rise of the internet has made it easier to stay in touch with far-flung friends and family, it has also divided our attention to maintaining relationships online and maintaining relationships in… Read More »