Management Advice

How to Say Thanks to Paralegals — and Why You Should

A cartoon depicting a legal office in a frenzy of paperwork due to an absent paralegal

Where would you be without a paralegal to help you out most days? Whether it's drafting documents, interviewing clients or preparing motions, paralegals are an indispensable part of many law offices, companies and nonprofits. That's why it's so important to let these team members know how much you appreciate all their hard work.


Lawyer salary hikes: Follow these tips to retain your top legal professionals

Recent news about lawyer salary hikes at some of the nation’s leading law firms has the legal field abuzz. With lawyer salary ranges for first-year associates at BigLaw firms reaching $180,000 a year, what can smaller law firms and corporate legal departments do to recruit and retain high performing legal professionals?


Law Firm Management: 3 Tips to Improve Skills

Law firm management

Great leadership is a key to an efficient, highly productive legal team. Inspiration and intuition can be part of effective law firm management. But developing law firm management skills also requires time, commitment and engagement. Here are three ways you can develop your management prowess.