Salaries for First-Year Law Associates in New York City, LA, and Miami

Salaries for First-Year Law Associates in New York City, LA, and Miami

Compensation has long been a primary motivator becoming an attorney. It is well known by now that lawyers tend to make six-figure salaries, many of them right out of the gate. At major “Big Law” firms, first-year law associates can bring in well above $100,000. Just how much is the subject of many a conversation, […]

Legal Ethics: Ethical Principles for Online Dispute Resolution

Legal Ethics: Ethical Principles for Online Dispute Resolution

With an increasing proportion of our lives taking place online, it is not surprising that alternative dispute resolution is quickly becoming an online dispute resolution (ODR). Everything regarding disputes between persons or parties from consumer relationships to disagreement across state lines can now take place online. It is more important than ever for attorneys to […]

Common Mistakes of a First-Year Law Firm Associate

Legal Career: Common Mistakes of a First-Year Law Firm Associate

Transitioning from law school into the “real world” can be traumatizing for even the readiest of law students. There are simply some aspects of one’s occupation that cannot be predicted or known until they are actually experienced, first-hand, on-the-job, in the trenches, as it were. As a result, common mistakes of a first-year law firm […]

Malpractice Lawsuits That Could Set Precedent for Many Years to Come

Malpractice Lawsuits That Could Set Precedent for Many Years to Come

One of the greatest fears of most practicing professionals is accusations of malpractice. When it comes to medical professionals, the issues loom large indeed. As recently as the end of last year (2018), the courts saw a number of malpractice lawsuits that could set precedent for many years to come. Attorneys would do well to […]

Estate Planning Checklists and Sample Documents

Estate Planning Checklists and Sample Documents

There are few tasks more important than estate planning for the elderly and those with significant assets to their name. Financial resources must be taken into account when folks enter their twilight years. Issues like who receives their assets, at what rate, how they can be utilized, and the tax implications are all necessary issues […]

Office 365 and Microsoft Office 2019 Breakdown for Law Firm

Office 365 and Microsoft Office 2019 Breakdown for Law Firm

Computers have changed drastically over the past few decades, but one of the primary constants has been Microsoft Office and its Office suite of applications. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (among others) have become as common as a keyboard and mouse when it comes to personal and professional computing for millions and millions of people, […]

The Family Law Software for Mac Users That Blends Form and Function

The Family Law Software for Mac Users That Blends Form and Function

MacBooks provide an intersection of both aesthetic appeal and state-of-the-art performance that appeals to legal professionals across practice areas. Those who practice family law often engage with their clients during a life-changing transition or development, and the software to which they entrust their workload must sacrifice neither form nor function. The best family law software […]

Features that Set the Best Bankruptcy Software for Attorneys Apart

Features that Set the Best Bankruptcy Software for Attorneys Apart

With each practice area comes a particular set of needs. The best practice management software both anticipate and address these needs before the absence of a solution is felt by attorneys. When practicing bankruptcy law, legal professionals often interact with clients who are at their most vulnerable, and every case is critical. In this situation, […]

Cut the Fluff: The Law Firm Billing Software Features That Matter

Cut the Fluff: The Law Firm Billing Software Features That Matter

If every flashy word stamped across the website of different practice management solution were to be believed, then every option out there would be the best, most sophisticated law firm billing software on the market. With numerous options comes high competition, and what follows is flashy, appealing marketing language that over-emphasizes even the most basic […]