Are You Ready to Hire an In-House Attorney?

Posted

If your company is prospering, then it’s only a matter of time before you’ll notice the rising cost and frequency of legal fees and consider hiring an in-house attorney. You should start by determining what legal experience you need. Attorneys are well educated and most are extremely hard working, knowledgeable, and efficient employees. They can… Read more »

Are You in the Best Role to Make a Positive Impact?

Posted

A major key to a rewarding career is to be in a position to make a positive impact. Longevity, job satisfaction, and success depend on it. If you find yourself unable to make a positive impact in your current legal department role, then it’s possible that you haven’t found your niche yet. Here are some… Read more »

Do You Have the Right People in Place to Accomplish Your Goals?

Posted

There are a number of variables that can stand in the way of a company accomplishing its goals, ranging from flawed business strategies, to overall lack of motivation. But, if you want to truly prosper and reach your highest corporate goals, then research shows that having the right people on your team is the proven… Read more »

Law and Business Dynamics

Posted

Often in-house attorneys are seen as roadblocks to the department’s goals, yet legal plays an important role in all of the different departments of the company. They can bring a high-level of success to the company by being a vital contributor to their division’s mission. Here’s how in-house attorneys can contribute to their team and… Read more »

General Counsel Leadership

Posted

The internal leadership that a General Counsel can provide is an incredibly valuable asset to a company. Between working across departments, leading strategy, and maintaining efficiency, General Counsel leadership can drive business and help shape the direction of growth of a legal department, as well as an entire company. Is your company’s General Counsel a… Read more »

Secrets to a Successful Interview

Posted

Once you have an interview lined up, how do you sell yourself to the hiring manager with your skills and accomplishments? How do you get to the core of what they are looking for? Having a clear strategy will take you from rambling to speaking clearly and concisely. And it will take you from stabbing… Read more »

Six Strategies to Attract and Retain Talent

Posted

In the current market where competition for talent is very high, having a strategy to attract and retain top professionals is critical. Without a clear and ongoing plan, you may find your best people leaving for other companies, or you may find that their enthusiasm waning. Here are six proven strategies to attract and retain… Read more »

Resume Tips for Attorneys

Posted

An eye-catching resume is a valuable tool to have while searching for an in-house legal position that will get you through the door and on to an interview. There are a few important tips you can implement to make your resume rise to the top, while certain errors in your resume will likely mean that… Read more »

Utilizing Your Legal Team Part 3: Improving Business Practices

Posted

In a previous post, I talked about how an in-house legal team can improve sales and client development for the company. In this post, I’d like to share the ways an in-house counsel can utilize their expertise to improve the way a company conducts business. Here are some practical tips for how a legal team… Read more »

Three Tips to Propel Your In-House Career

Posted

Being in-house legal counsel for an organization can be a challenging and rewarding career. And depending on the position you’re in – whether you are General Counsel, corporate attorney, employment attorney, or a specialist of some kind – your role will have its unique aspects. However, there are some common core skills for all of… Read more »