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Nov 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

Survey: One-Third of Lawyers Report Taking On More Pro Bono Work in Last 5 Years

 One in three lawyers (33 percent) interviewed by Robert Half Legal recently said the number of hours they work on a volunteer basis has risen...

Oct 23, 2014, 10:57 ET

Robert Half Legal Releases Annual Legal Salary Guide

Starting Salaries for Legal Jobs Projected to Rise 2.6 Per Cent in 2015 TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Average starting salaries for legal...

Oct 23, 2014, 10:00 ET

Starting Salaries for Legal Jobs Projected to Rise 3 Percent in 2015

 Average starting salaries for legal professionals in the United States are projected to increase 3 percent overall in 2015, according to the...

Oct 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal To Present Complimentary CLE Webinar: "Client Dynamics Driving Change In The Legal Profession"

 Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing firm specializing in lawyers, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals, will offer...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal and MCCA Announce Scholarship Winner: Yelena Bosovik Granted Tuition Assistance at University of Missouri Law School

Robert Half Legal, a legal staffing and consulting services firm, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), an organization that...

Aug 27, 2014, 10:00 ET

FOUR KEY TRENDS TRANSFORMING LEGAL PROFESSION: New Future Law Office Research Reveals Workplace Changes, Specialties in Demand

 Being a legal professional today isn't what it used to be. New research from Robert Half Legal, Client Dynamics Driving Change in the Legal...

Jun 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Survey: One In Four Lawyers Plans To Add New Legal Jobs In Second Half Of 2014; Litigation Tops List Of Growing Specialty Areas

 In a new study from Robert Half Legal, 29 percent of lawyers interviewed said their companies will be adding new legal jobs in the second half...

May 14, 2014, 10:00 ET

Survey: 'L.A. Law' Nostalgic Favorite for Lawyers; Most Say Legal TV Shows Glamorize Profession or Are Too Far-Fetched

 "L.A. Law" was credited for driving up law school enrollment more than 20 years ago, and the television program remains a sentimental favorite...

Apr 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Survey: 'Doing Meaningful Work' Tops Lawyers' List Of Greatest Legal Career Concerns

Lawyers are more concerned with making an impact than getting ahead financially, a recent survey from Robert Half Legal suggests. More than...

Apr 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal to Present Predictive Coding Webinar in Conjunction with ACEDS

Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing firm specializing in lawyers, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals and e-discovery...

Feb 27, 2014, 10:00 ET

Survey: Counteroffers More Common as Employers Seek to Retain Top Legal Talent

 The war for talent has made its way to the legal profession. Lawyers surveyed recently by legal staffing firm Robert Half Legal said they are...

Dec 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

Litigation Expected To Yield Greatest Legal Job Prospects In First Half Of 2014; More Than One-Quarter Of Lawyers Plan To Hire

What's on the docket for the legal profession in the months ahead? Hiring seems to be on the minds of many, a new survey from Robert Half Legal...

Oct 31, 2013, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal Releases Annual Legal Salary Guide: Starting Salaries for Legal Jobs Projected to Rise 2.7 Percent in 2014

 Average starting salaries for legal professionals in the United States are projected to increase 2.7 percent overall in 2014, according to the...

Sep 30, 2013, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal To Present Webinar: "The Evolving Legal Profession and the Gen Y Effect"

Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing firm specializing in lawyers, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals, will offer a...

Sep 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

Report: Millennial Workforce, Globalization, Talent Crunch Among Top Trends Affecting Legal Profession

 Globalization, shifting demographics and increased mobility are influencing the legal field and reshaping its workplace. A recently published...

Aug 29, 2013, 10:00 ET

Survey: Litigation, Commercial Law to Offer Greatest Revenue Opportunities for Law Firms

 In a competitive business environment, law firm leaders will be looking to litigation and commercial law to drive future growth. Nearly six in...

Jun 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

One in Three Lawyers Plans to Add Staff in Second Half of 2013; Litigation Driving Hiring

 The legal field should see more hiring activity in the months ahead, new research indicates. Nearly one-third (31 percent) of lawyers...

May 30, 2013, 10:00 ET

Survey Shows Non-Financial Perks Rank Highest for Recruiting Legal Staff

When it comes to recruiting legal professionals, employers might want to showcase their workplace benefits programs, new research by Robert Half...

Apr 11, 2013, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal To Present E-Discovery Trends Webinar: "Best Practices For Overcoming The E-Discovery Challenge"

 Robert Half Legal, a legal staffing firm specializing in lawyers, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals, as well as...

Mar 26, 2013, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal And MCCA Announce 2013 Scholarship Winner: First-Year Law Student Emily Ly Honored with Award

Robert Half Legal, a legal staffing firm specializing in lawyers, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals, and the Minority...