Posts Tagged: Attorney Employment

Save Money by Hiring Temporary Attorneys for “Out of the Box” Cases

If you have a case coming up that is out of the mainstream of your practice area, you may already be planning time and effort to research and understand unique issues or concerns that accompany the case. While it’s important to understand every aspect of your case, you can choose among several effective ways of… Read More »

Meet Cindi

One of our clients, a global investment firm in Hartford, Connecticut, needed assistance. Their work included a number of periodic projects that demanded careful attention to contract and lease provisions. To ensure their clients received the level of professional service they’d come to expect, our global investment firm client needed assistance with some of these… Read More »

Learn Why You Should Make Staffing Flexible

A large, complex or specialized project can turn otherwise ordinary weeks in the office into “crunch time” for your legal team. These crunch times can have a deleterious effect on your team’s concentration and results, as well as their mental and physical health. Yet when crunch times occur only a few weeks a year, hiring… Read More »

Do You Think Your Attorneys Are Stressed Out? Here’s How to Help

Many law firms and legal departments maintain a fine balance between the work they need to achieve and the capacity of their existing team to handle the workload without burning out. When a large project appears or when a case requires specialized knowledge your team doesn’t have, that balance can easily tip toward unsustainable stress… Read More »

What Should You Do If One of Your Attorneys Is About to Go on Maternity Leave?

You have a team of attorneys that works well together, and a pile of client matters that need attention. However, one of your lawyers is about to take parental leave. While raising a family can be a joyous event, it can also interrupt the flow of a law firm or legal department’s daily work. Fortunately,… 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 »

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 »

Why Assigned Counsel?

Whether you need immediate legal help in areas such as contracts, real estate transactions, corporate law, complex litigation, technology or employment, Assigned Counsel has the temporary attorney for you.  With more than 25 years of experience in temporary legal staffing, we know what it takes to find the right candidates, at the right experience level,… Read More »

Networking Mistakes Attorneys Can’t Afford to Make

Attorneys rely on a number of professional skills – and one of them is making valuable contacts.  From obtaining a second opinion on a sticky legal issue to calling in expert witnesses, attorneys rely on their networks, whether they’re currently working in their dream position or are still searching for the right professional fit. Consequently,… Read More »

Why Client Feedback Matters to You

Like any legal practitioner, legal departments need client feedback in order to provide effective and appropriate services.  Although client input is a crucial part of the process of advising and representing clients, few lawyers seek out or use client feedback systematically, according to a recent article from the American Bar Association. When legal departments don’t… Read More »