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The legal industry saw its share of disruption from the coronavirus pandemic. To survive the downturn, many firms instituted pay cuts, layoffs, and furloughs. After 12 months of making do with less, 2021 may be the year where law firms see more of everything: More Work Many companies conserved cash and delayed pursuing legal action...

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Hiring looks different in 2021. A global pandemic, a fragile economy, and combative politics have set the stage for a bumpy road to recovery in 2021. For law firms, COVID-19 forced a dramatic change in operations. Many firm leaders took the opportunity to reassess entrenched systems and eliminate inefficiencies that have festered for years. To...

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As 2020 comes to a close, law firms are anxiously trying to strategize for the coming year. The legal industry will continue to be dominated by issues brought on by the pandemic, the election, and uncertainty in the economy. Here are some practice areas where legal experts predict growth in 2021 and beyond:   Labor...

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The final months of 2020 will likely look very different at law firms and legal departments across the nation. Having many productivity strategies can help you end the year strong as your firm wraps up 2020 and prepares for the coming year. In a typical year, the final months are consumed with a whirlwind of...

As we enter the tail end of 2020, attorneys are thinking about their career trajectory and whether they should consider a move. If you are thinking about a lateral move, now is the time to dust off your resume (see resume tips here) and polish your interview skills. Your interview process typically depends on your...

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As we enter the tail end of 2020, many attorneys are thinking about their career trajectory and whether they should consider a move. Despite perceptions, the market is largely stable and expanding! Lateral opportunities abound! Whether or not you are thinking about a change, it is always a good idea to update your resume. If...

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If you are looking for a new position, you may be tempted to dust off your old resume and begin sending it out to every available job. Before you do, you need to know that some of the rules have changed, technologies have evolved, and the hiring tables have flipped. A computer may scan your...

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Are you interviewing right now? Many companies will require you to complete an online interview. Here are a few tips to help you win the job!   Many companies are still hiring. However, the process has been transformed by COVID19. The traditional routine of networking, face-to-face interviews, hiring, and onboarding has moved to the virtual...

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In Memory of Dean T. Gerald Treece All of us at Collier Legal Search have been working with a heavy heart these last many days following the deaths of so many friends, most especially the passing of both Steve Susman of Susman Godfrey and Dean T. Gerald Treece of South Texas College of Law.  As...

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Is your firm or legal department seeking specific expertise to handle post-coronavirus-related work? Industry and business experts anticipate high demand for certain practice areas and a surge in specific types of cases including: Litigation disputes regarding contractual obligations Insurance-related disputes Bankruptcy/insolvency HR disputes Boutique recruiting firms may offer the best solutions to finding the right...