The Interview, Asking the Right Questions

What Will YOU Ask During the Interview? Be prepared for the great switch– the point in the interview when the interviewer turns the table and asks if you have any questions for them.  Asking the right questions during an interview … [more]

Market Strategies for a Successful Legal Succession Plan

Succession planning can be exact and precise, or it can be open and loosely interpreted. The format will depend in part on your organization’s culture and resources. Below are suggestions on how to supplement what you may be doing or … [more]

Establish a Comprehensive, Long-Term Vision for Your Legal Team

Long-term vision may have different definitions for different companies, but here are some statistics to frame the conversation: The interview process in America has grown by 3.3 to 3.7 days since 2009. “Today it stands at 22.9 days on average.” (Source: Glassdoor) Eight months is the … [more]

Hiring Attorneys as a Reliable, Ongoing Process

If a member of your legal team has ever resigned at the worst possible moment, the memory of the stress on you and your department likely was present for a long time. You can avoid, or at least alleviate, that … [more]

Recruit to Your Official Legal Team Plan

By their very nature, hiring plans are fluid and subject to change. But you can’t alter your plan if you don’t have one to change. The art is being flexible while staying the course. Let’s start from the beginning. The … [more]

Market Report: The Realities Of Going In-House As A Litigator

Litigators with a specialized skillset fare better in the in-house market.  One of the impressive traits of general litigators is their ability to become expert in various subject matters in a short period of time.  Quite frankly, their clients and the … [more]