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August 21, 2019

The hiring season is fast approaching for soon to be law graduates. As law students begin the interviewing process, what should they be studying up on to catch a law firms attention?

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Celebration Education Graduation Student Success Learning Concept

August 14, 2019

Entering the workforce after graduation is never easy. Especially if you are trying to make it in the law field—unless you are the class of 2018! Last year’s law school graduates were fortunate enough to hit the pavement in what was considered the “strongest job market in a decade.”

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Jump-Across

July 30, 2019

What is a Fractional General Counsel you ask? A Fractional GC delivers an experienced legal executive for a fixed fee, filling the need for business-focused and operationally-oriented legal help while controlling the legal budget. Big law is continuing to increase starting salaries and raise hourly rates, plus total compensation and benefits for in-house lawyers to continue to grow.
Between this rock and hard place are businesses looking for ways to reduce cost and meet demands for legal advice and counsel in an increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment. Unless change is made, the “Rock” of high outside counsel costs for anything other than highly specialized work will continue to force companies to search for ways to reduce or at least control legal costs. The Hard Place, the logical response, is the continued growth of in-house legal departments, but therein lies the rub.
Want to learn more about this soft landing between a “rock” and “hard place?” Read more here in this law.com article!

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Latest Posts for Employers
Resume Job Hiring

July 24, 2019

Need a break from this summer heat wave? Let’s talk about some ways to see if a nonlocal lawyer is capable of cold feet. This Big Law firm gets a number of search assignments that involve relocation to smaller markets with one major Fortune 500 employer. This firm has gotten very good at figuring out which lawyers are willing to make the major life change and those who falter at the last second.

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money-scales

July 24, 2019

Traditional law firms vs. the millennial workplace. With millennials entering the law field, law firms are forced to decide if they want to revise their policies or risk losing the new generation of lawyers. Just by sheer numbers, millennial attorneys will have a significant effect on law practice deep into the 21st century.

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( L to R) Kristen Corpion and Mark Zauderer

July 18, 2019

Ah yes, the hot button topic of the law firm generation gap between millennials and baby boomers. Lawyers who are just starting out or are long-time veterans view things differently on how a law firm should be ran in today’s world. Young lawyers are challenging the status quo to improve on the dynamic and structure of big law firms. “The business model is broken,” says Kristen Corpin, a young Miami lawyer. She says in order to keep young talent, partners need to have more respect for their young associate, not the concept of “you make a paycheck, just be grateful.”

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