Are You Working on a Large Case? Consider Hiring a Temporary Attorney

When a law firm or legal department tackles a large case, the demands of the case can strain your staff’s ability to keep up. When documents reach into the tens of thousands and witness lists into the dozens, it may be time to call in additional help. Fortunately, there’s a way to ensure you have… Read More »

7 Reasons Why You Should Work With Assigned Counsel

All recruiting firms promise results for their clients, but not all recruiting firms are created equal. Here’s why Assigned Counsel stands out.   1.      We focus on the legal profession. Some recruiters boast a national reach, but they also attempt to serve multiple industries. In so doing, they sacrifice depth of knowledge for breadth. Assigned… Read More »

Insights To Chief Legal Officer’s 2019 Legal Spend

  Legal consulting firm Altman Weil recently released its annual Chief Legal Officer (CLO) Survey. Now in its 19th year, the CLO Survey “provides insights into the state of in-house law departments from the perspective of their chief lawyers. The survey identifies trends, highlights and emerging issues, and explores the reasons behind the findings” (AltmanWeil… Read More »

Legal Trends Shaping the U.S. by Region

  In 26 years of business, Assigned Counsel Incorporated® has seen a plethora of changes in the temporary lawyer industry. In addition to new trends prompted by technology, we have seen shifts in the legal landscape due to changing demographics and work styles – especially by region. As a company that works in multiple states,… Read More »

So, You Need a Lawyer? Hire a Temporary Attorney

Talented and capable counsel are vital to running a successful business. Whether it’s handling the day-to-day legal duties of your business or protecting and guiding your business through crises and lawsuits, there is always work to be done. However, even the most well-oiled legal machines can be overwhelmed by an increased workload. When your attorneys’… Read More »

Managing a Successful Business Remotely for 26 Years

Since my first outside hire in 1995, Assigned Counsel® has functioned almost exclusively as a remote, work-from-home office. In our 25 years of business, we have experienced myriad changes in the way remote work is conducted and is understood. In Assigned Counsel’s early days, our first contact management software, ACT, would crash constantly because it… Read More »