Hiring a lawyer can seem overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time. Not only do you have to narrow down by practice focus, but then you’re presented with a list of names, knowing nothing about each individual person. And it’s crucial to find the right person for your specific situation and needs, as you need to work with someone you trust and can effectively communicate with. Here’s where to start.
Lawyers: Make space on your bookshelves for these must-reads. It’s hard to narrow down the vast number of books out there that can assist with professional and personal development. We’ve decided to help and present these top five essential reads for lawyers, broken down by category.
Getting CLE credit may seem like a daunting task, or just a hassle in your already packed schedule. But, CLE credits are extremely valuable for keeping up with the law, networking with fellow attorneys, and getting invaluable advice on your current cases—not to mention that there are mandatory CLE requirements to consider. It’s smart to be strategic about how you earn your CLE credits. Really think through what will make you a better lawyer, not just what will get you the credit you need. Diversifying the ways in which you get your credits is one way to make the process a little less tedious. As such, try these three ways to earn CLE credits.
Lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, and just about everyone else in the legal space come together every so often to learn, share, and connect with one another. They listen to leaders in the space and learn about other businesses while networking and having a whole lot of fun. All of this and more are just some of what goes on at a legal conference. Read on to learn more about what conferences entail and how attending one will benefit your firm.
Fastcase is an industry-leading software designed to make legal research more comprehensive and intuitive. A complete nationwide law library, Fastcase has everything from case law and statutes to court rules and law review articles. The intuitive software democratizes legal services by allowing lawyers and law firms to move through their research smarter and faster.