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We want all of our valued candidates to know that we are here for them during COVID-19. This is true for all legal professionals - legal secretaries, paralegals, attorneys, legal support staff members, and office support staff members. We hope you are all well and staying healthy... Continue Reading
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across our nation and the world, our heart and hopes go out to all. We're in this together and as always, we're here to help. Although we currently face many uncertainties, we must remind ourselves to keep moving forward - one step at a time, day by day... Continue Reading
The decision of a Texas appeals court (filed July 10 of 2019) is worth highlighting because it sends a very important message to all attorneys - timing is so critical to the legal profession. The Texas court dismissed a medical malpractice lawsuit because the plaintiff's lawyer filed an expert report 18 minutes late. All legal professionals must truly understand the importance that time plays in relation to their job. It can impact such things as motions to meetings to conferences to interviews... Continue Reading
In our most recent post, we looked at reasons why a lawyer should focus on a particular specialty when practicing. This week we are going to provide the flipside of the coin. The truth is that there are great reasons for why an attorney should be a generalist. And in the end, the best answer to whether an attorney should specialize or not is largely up to personal preference... Continue Reading
An ongoing debate within the legal profession is whether a lawyer should focus on one specialty (e.g., copyright law, tax law, DUI defense, etc.), as opposed to serving as a general practitioner. The questions around specialization start as early as law school and they continue throughout the career of most attorneys. In many cases, the focus on one aspect of the law, or practicing within a certain niche, is definitely a good thing... Continue Reading