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The world economy has come to a near standstill in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips on managing a remote legal team through coronavirus.   Businesses and schools are shuttered. Companies in every industry face challenges on all fronts including managing a remote legal team through coronavirus.  Law firms are no...

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Are you having legal workforce challenges during COVID-19? Here are a few ways Collier Legal Search can help. During these challenging times, we are beginning to see our law firm clients make plans for long-term business sustainability. For many firms, they are working remotely 100% of the time. Some have “essential” business to do on-site...

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‘Tis the season for holiday parties, bonuses, and promotions! After the festivities, law firms face the predictable wave of departures or lateral moves that mark the start of each year. Although associates leave throughout the year for a myriad of reasons, lateral moves surge in January. Here are some of the top reasons associates leave...

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2019 is shaping up to be a solid year for law firms, according to midyear reports compiled by Wells Fargo, Thomson Reuters, and Citi Private Bank. Here are some 2019 law firm HR trends that will likely carry into 2020: Firm Challenges The Multi-Generational Workforce – Today the typical law firm has four generations of employees....

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Helping summer associates is a smart career move. As an attorney, grueling hours and heavy workloads are the norm, and there is precious little time left for other activities. The onslaught of eager summer associates milling around the office for 8-10 weeks may seem like an unwelcome distraction for busy attorneys. However, it may be...

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Litigation is increasing in every practice area. New filings daily in both state and federal courts. Project attorneys can lessen the load.  In 2019, law firms and corporate legal departments have seen large increases in litigation work across almost all practice categories.  While profitable, complex litigation can be a significant drain on the time, resources,...

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Diversity in Houston law firms is an upward trend. Hiring for diversity has become a commitment for many firms. Check out some great resources on how to best hire for diversity. Diversity in the corporate world has moved from a trendy concept to the accepted standard of operation, with most major corporations touting a comprehensive diversity policy. Below...

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What you need to know before hiring in-house counsel Some startups immediately start hiring in-house counsel and launch a legal department, while other businesses operate for many years before bringing a single GC on board. A general counsel under the company roof acts as an advisor and company representative, in addition to being the primary...

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Utilizing a temp to perm hiring opportunity is resourceful. Temporary or contract workers are a valuable source of talent for law firms and hiring from temp to perm position can be resourceful. A temporary or contract worker can fill in short term vacancies, such as when an associate or paralegal is off on maternity or...