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3 Basics To Having Successful Virtual Employees

by Robert Murphy, co-founder of Assigned Counsel / photo credit: Croissant on Unsplash   For twenty-seven years, I have managed an operation in which 100% of the personnel have worked from home. My first client account manager, a single mother with several young children, needed to be home-bound. This initial experience set the foundation for… 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 »

Assigned Counsel® Incorporated Sees Strongest Quarter in Ten Years

Company Reports Growth as it Enters Next Quarter-Century of Business PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 26, 2018) ‒ Assigned Counsel® Incorporated, a temporary legal staffing firm based in the Greater Philadelphia area, last month reported its strongest quarter in ten years. Currently in its 26th year in business, Assigned Counsel, Inc. sees an equally bright future for… Read More »

Job Hunt Series: 3 Keys to Interview Success

You’ve crafted the perfect resume and cover letter, so now it’s time to secure the last and most important piece of the job hunt puzzle: the interview. Your qualifications and proven track record are what got you to this point, but your personality is what will get your foot in the door. People like to… Read More »