One of the worst things you can possibly do is run your career based on the opinions of others. Other people are always going to have differing ideas about where you should work, how much you should work, what salary you should make–and various other subjects relating to your employment. Rather than making decisions based on the opinions of others, it is usually much more productive for you to base your decisions on hard, concrete facts, and empirical data. You can often learn a lot more from facts and figures than you can from the opinions of ...
Litigation attorney jobs will never cease to be in demand since society’s behavior needs to be regulated. Human beings, by their very nature, can be contentious and antagonistic, need to be told what their legal rights are, what an acceptable code of conduct is, and what constitutes infringements of another person’s rights. That is why […]
In-house employment attorney jobs are increasing even as legal jobs are doing the disappearing act in most practice areas. Irrespective of whether the economy is ailing or is in robust health employment, attorneys are needed. In an ailing economy, downsizing companies layoff workers who, facing financial hardship, take recourse with legal action to redress their […]
If you have received an offer- congratulations! Maybe you are jubilant, maybe you are weighed down with reservations, maybe you are even thinking about turning it down. In any event, there are some things you need to think about. When offered a position, the first thing you should do is express your gratefulness to the […]
There is nothing more tempting than a lateral move that offers you all the things your company lacks. Just as in marriage, when you take on a girlfriend who is right in all the ways your wife is wrong, you might think, “this is the one for me.” Be sure, however, that you are making […]
It should go without saying that attorneys are not very likely to get great results in their job searches by going with any random recruiter that just happens to call them. After all, do your clients hire you because you just happened to call them without being concerned about your level of legal credentials, ability […]
Law firms - These are traditional forms of legal practice in which income is generated from the fees of individual clients.
Legal clinics - These are nontraditional private firms that usually charge lower fees and rely on a high volume of cases. They are more likely to advertise and to rely on extensive use of paralegals than the more traditional law firms.
Government agencies - These include the civil service departments of federal and state agencies. Examples of agencies that hire paralegals are the attorney general, legislature
Jaclyn E. DuBois-Zolnik serves as an independent contract paralegal for multiple small law firms in Middletown, Connecticut. She has covered several big cases in her career. She specializes in litigation support services in personal injury and family matters. Jaclyn is responsible for discovery organization, discovery inventories, preparation of financial affidavits, redaction services, mediation and trial preparation. She also serves as a paralegal for PrenupCounsel.com. The website provides attorney reviewed and drafted prenuptials agreements. Unlike other websites, the paralegals and attorneys cater to people's situation and needs.
Shrinking Space Not Headcount Has Become Mainstream Strategy for Law Firm Management Summary: In their bid to optimize resources and stay competitive, both big and small law firms are adopting modern office and real estate space management practices. In cutting down costs without affecting service efficiency, reorganization of real estate space and allotment of space has become a favorite strategy, making more sense as a first option for cost-cutting than conducting layoffs.
Baker & McKenzie Names New Asia Head Summary: Hong Kong based Milton Cheng has been named the managing partner for Baker & McKenzie's China, Hong Kong, Korea and Vietnam offices. Cheng, until now, was the head of the Asia-Pacific M&A group, and also the co-head of the law firm's corporate group in China and Hong Kong.
Corporate Attorney / Information Technology Attorney / Intellectual Property Attorney in New York City, NY USA-New York City
Technology and IP Lawyer
The candidate will handle the structuring, drafting, negotiation and analysis of agreements fo...
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