May is Mental Health Month, and law firms and legal departments can benefit from paying attention to mental health needs. Law can be a stressful profession, but building simple mental health exercises into your day can help you manage stress and stay on top of client needs. Here are seven ways to improve mental health… Read More »
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 »
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 »
Ask yourself these 3 questions to help optimize your legal department’s organizational structure.
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 »
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 »
No matter the career, stress is a constant. But, for lawyers in particular, the attention to detail and intense hours can take a toll on their mental and physical well-being. If a lawyer allows stress to take over, it can develop from a temporary feeling to a long-term issue that extends beyond the workplace. A… Read More »
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 »
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