Legal Lately: Top legal news for the week of January 27th, 2014

Legal Lately is Robert Half Legal's weekly offering of essential legal news and trends that impact the field today. This week's news includes links to articles pertaining to a recent CLO survey, law school reforms, 2014 compensation trends, and the changing employment landscape.

  • Read more about the results of the ACC’s “Chief Legal Officers 2014 Survey” – what lawyers think their biggest challenges are this year, how they’re managing fees and more.  (Corporate Counsel)
  • Expect to see the rise of a new type of employment for lawyers – a more multidimensional, customized application of a lawyer’s skills and talents to provide client value when and where it’s required.  (ABA Journal)
  • Learn how to get the most from your PDF files in this podcast featuring "Ernie the Attorney” and his book, "Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers."  (Legal Talk Network)
  • The ABA calls for reforms in legal education to reduce cost and improve the value of law degrees. (American Bar Association)
  • Professionals with in-demand skills can expect modest salary increases this year, according to a recent survey.  (
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