To mark the end of the year and as we look ahead to the coming decade, we here at One Legal wanted to take a minute to review some of the highlights. Here is a recap of the top 10 articles of 2019.
Legal professionals answer questions about their industry and their role within it on a daily basis (especially during the holidays). Here are the most frequent questions you can expect to field this holiday season.
Who knew that your favorite TV shows reveal your paralegal specialty! With the magic of this quiz, that’s just what we’ll do.
While obtaining a paralegal credential is a voluntary certification process that can improve a resume, it’s not an entry-level requirement to enter the field. Here are 8 reasons why paralegals should consider becoming certified.
When it comes to writing contracts, clarity and conciseness rule the day. If you’re new to drafting contracts, here are some tips that will help you avoid some costly mistakes.
The weeks leading up to a trial can be stressful. Here are some top tips for ensuring that your team has the very best shot at success:
Here are five traits that every paralegal should look for when deciding to work with an attorney in order to create a successful and solid working relationship.
While periodic meetings can increase productivity, meetings in law firms are often notorious for starting late, running long, being unengaging, or having no defined purpose. To make sure your firm is using everyone’s valuable time wisely, here are 8 questions that need to be asked and answered before you set up a meeting.
For as long as there have been law offices containing attorneys and paralegals, each has assumed different tasks. Today, however, modern technologies add a whole new layer to that analysis. Here’s how both can work together to ensure the most efficient use of technologies.
Billable hours. Non-billable hours. The distinction is critical, for those working in a law firm. In fact, many law firms have minimum billable hour requirements and the amount worked will likely affect your chances of securing a higher salary. Here’s what you need to know.
Are you thinking about where your legal career might take you? Ask yourself where you want to go and determine what steps you need to take in the meantime, when developing your legal career plan.
There is no end to the amount of work any member of a law firm must do. But many companies out there are willing and able to do many of the small things for you. By relying on these niche professionals, you can save yourself and your colleagues time each week.
Unfortunately, bosses have been known to make decisions based on an employee’s personal life. Here are some things that you might want to think twice about before sharing with your employer
Being a freelance paralegal involves much more than just being a paralegal. Here are some of the pros and the cons to consider.
Technology is now a major part of the legal industry. Here are 7 reasons today’s paralegals need to embrace technology to keep their careers growing.
A legal career can be very unpredictable, and at some point, many people feel like they’ve stagnated. Here’s what it means to be stuck in a career rut, how to tell if you’re in one, and how to break out of it: