Admirable characteristics of a medium size law department regarding talent

A profile of Respironics’ general counsel, Steve Fulton, has dotted throughout four commendable people practices in his department.Strong hires in addition to strong retention. During Fulton’s 13-year tenure, “I have never needed to terminate an attorney in addition to none of the attorneys I hired has left” as quoted in GC Mid-Atlantic, June 2008 at…

So many cottage industries thrive on law departments! A village!

As Rees Morrison points out, there’s a whole cottage industry of niche legal services that will are creating a living off law departments. Here’s the list compiled by Rees Morrison:ADR (alternative dispute resolution)Auditors of legal bills Class action claims Consultants on law department managementConsultants on compliance, corporate governance, in addition to also ethicsCorporate governance groups…

LWB: The Impact of Children on Lawyer Productivity

Carolyn Elefant: Having children impacts lawyer productivity in different ways depending on gender, concludes a recent investigation by the British Psychological Society, reported here. After studying the schedules along with billing records of 670 lawyers in Alberta, Canada, researchers Jean Wallace along with Marisa Young found which when women lawyers have children, their productivity (or…

Lawyers Use RSS Feeds to improve Productivity along with also Profitability

Lawyers have never been known as a technical bunch, nevertheless more along with also more often you see a lawyer having a palm pilot generating appointments along with also a blackberry for those urgent messages. Electronic gadgets are today common from the courthouses across the US. Lawyers have increased productivity by utilizing technology so the…

Violence in Our Homes

The family is actually considered as the basic unit of the society. This particular is actually an inviolable social institution, which for all intents along with purposes, is actually safeguarded by the state with all its pervasive powers along with coercive mechanism. The family has in fact been so important in our present society, which…