Posts Tagged: Temporary Attorney Jobs Chicago

9 Ways to Improve Your Team’s Decision Making Skills

To reach your law firm or legal department’s business objectives, placing one person in charge of decision-making isn’t enough. The organization needs each team member to be able to make sound decisions in line with the organization’s overall goals. Here are nine tools that law firms and legal departments can teach their team members to… Read More »

4 Questions to Ask When Your New Hire Isn’t Working Out

Sometimes, a new hire seems promising on paper and in the interview, but struggles on the job. When this happens, you may wonder whether you’ve made a mistake. If a new hire isn’t doing as well as you’d hoped, start by asking the following questions: How was the new hire trained and onboarded? Training and… Read More »

How Seasonal Temporary Attorneys Can Help Your Workplace

Whether it’s vacation time, cold and flu season, or a rush period for your practice, working with temporary attorneys can improve your workflow and reduce stress. Here’s how seasonal use of temporary attorney help can improve your practice: Mitigate Vacation Losses The summer season and the winter holiday season are two highly popular times for… Read More »

4 Long-Term Benefits of Partnering With a Staffing Firm

When many law firms or legal departments first reach out to a staffing firm, they’re thinking in terms of an urgent or short-term need. They may not realize that this initial phone call can start a valuable long-term relationship as well. Here are four long-term benefits of maintaining your partnership with a staffing firm:  … Read More »

5 Tips for Success With Temporary Attorneys

Temporary attorneys can significantly benefit a legal team, especially when the workload is high or when a case involves specialized issues that don’t fall within the common practice area of anyone on the team. Law firms and legal departments that have not worked with temporary attorneys in the past, however, may wonder where to start… 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 »

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 »

Job Hunt Series: Top 4 Resume Tips

The legal industry is deluged with qualified job candidates, so learning how to differentiate yourself from the rest of the pack is crucial. Here is Assigned Counsel’s list of the top four tips to keep in mind when updating your resume. Write a strong executive summary statement. Our recruiting attorneys place a heavy emphasis on… Read More »

Run Your Legal Department Like a Business

Law school prepares attorneys for the rigors of practicing law, but a legal education spends far less time on the rigors of running a business.  When a legal department is treated like a business unit, however, opportunities arise to improve efficiency, control costs, and develop a plan for sustainable growth that fits within the goals… Read More »