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27 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Advice From The Trenches: Lawyers Offer 25 Tips For Career Success

Law school graduates embarking on their careers should seek out continual learning opportunities and be willing to take risks, according to a...


15 Mar, 2017, 10:00 ET Survey: One In Five Lawyers Plans To Hire Paralegals In Next 12 Months

Skilled paralegals may find more job opportunities available to them this year. One in five lawyers (21 percent) interviewed by Robert Half Legal...


08 Feb, 2017, 10:00 ET Survey: More Than Four In 10 Lawyers Expect Their Law Firms To Increase Marketing Spend In 2017

They may not have put out ads for the big game, but many law firms intend to make more of a splash this year. Nearly half (45 percent) of lawyers...


15 Dec, 2016, 10:00 ET Litigation Expected To Drive Hiring In First Half Of 2017; One-Quarter Of Lawyers Plan To Add New Legal Jobs

The legal field is expected to see steady hiring with litigation projected to yield the greatest job prospects. One-quarter of lawyers interviewed...


30 Nov, 2016, 10:00 ET Keeping It Casual: Nearly Six In 10 Lawyers Prefer Less Formal Work Environment, Survey Finds

Lawyers may dress formally for clients and court appearances but the majority prefer a more relaxed atmosphere at the office, recent research from...


13 Oct, 2016, 10:00 ET Robert Half Legal Industry Expert To Speak At Association Of Corporate Counsel 2016 Annual Meeting

Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing and consulting solutions firm, today announced that attorney Charles Volkert, a senior district...


06 Oct, 2016, 10:00 ET Robert Half Legal Releases Annual Salary Guide: Average Starting Salaries For Legal Jobs Projected To Rise 3.6 Percent In 2017

Starting salaries for legal professionals in the United States are expected to increase 3.6 percent overall in 2017, according to the just-released...


14 Sep, 2016, 10:00 ET Survey: Nearly One-Quarter Of Law Firms Plan To Boost Lateral Hiring In Next Two Years

The legal field may see a lift in lateral hiring in the months ahead. More than half (58 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed by Robert Half...


26 Jul, 2016, 10:00 ET Raising The Bar: One In Three Lawyers Report 80-Plus Hours Of Pro Bono Work Annually, Survey Finds

Despite busy schedules and rising caseloads, lawyers are making more time for pro bono work. Nearly one-third (30 percent) of lawyers recently...


30 Jun, 2016, 09:59 ET Robert Half Legal And MCCA Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner: Brittany Porter Honored With Award

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


16 Jun, 2016, 10:00 ET Nearly One-third Of Lawyers Plan To Expand Legal Teams In Second Half Of 2016; Two-thirds Report Challenges Finding Skilled Talent

An increase in hiring is predicted for the legal field with nearly one-third (31 percent) of lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal anticipating...


19 May, 2016, 10:00 ET Survey: Nearly One-Quarter of Lawyers Would Start Their Own Law Firm

 Hanging out a shingle has become more attractive to lawyers, a new survey shows. Nearly one-quarter (23 percent) of lawyers interviewed by...


09 Mar, 2016, 08:00 ET Robert Half Legal To Host Free CLE/CLM Webinar: "Leveraging Key Legal Trends To Enhance Law Practice Management"

Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing and consulting solutions firm, will offer a one-hour educational webinar, "Leveraging Key Legal Trends...


17 Feb, 2016, 10:00 ET Demand For Specialized Expertise Among Top Trends Influencing Hiring In Legal Field

As law firms and companies expand legal teams to pursue new business opportunities, competition is intensifying for job seekers with in-demand...


27 Jan, 2016, 10:37 ET Robert Half Legal Opens In Irvine

Robert Half, the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm, today announced that Robert Half Legal is launching dedicated operations in...


27 Jan, 2016, 08:00 ET Robert Half Legal Announces Chicago North Expansion

Robert Half Legal, a leading staffing service specializing in project attorneys and legal support personnel, has announced that it recently...


17 Dec, 2015, 10:00 ET Nearly One-Quarter Of Lawyers Plan To Add New Legal Jobs In First Half Of 2016; Six In 10 Report Recruiting Challenges

 Steady hiring is predicted for the legal field with close to one-quarter (24 percent) of lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal...


24 Nov, 2015, 09:59 ET Robert Half Legal To Present Complimentary CLE Webinar: "Challenges At The Intersection Of Legal And IT"

 Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing and consulting solutions firm, will offer a one-hour educational webinar, "Challenges at the...


14 Oct, 2015, 09:59 ET Survey: Nearly Half Of Lawyers Say Mentors And Peers Are 'Go-To' Sources For Legal Career Advice, Beating Out Family Members

Lawyers provide legal counsel to others, but who do attorneys turn to for advice on managing their own careers? Nearly one-quarter (24 percent) of...


01 Sep, 2015, 10:00 ET Plan B: One In Five Attorneys Would Have Chosen Career In Business Instead Of Law, Survey Finds

 In lieu of practicing law, many attorneys would have pursued a career in business, education or science, a recent survey by Robert Half Legal...


19 Mar, 2015, 09:59 ET Survey: One-Third of Lawyers Expect to Increase Hiring of Entry-Level Associates

The job market for newly minted associates is showing signs of improvement. Nearly one-third (32 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed for a...


08 Jan, 2015, 10:00 ET 1 in 3 Lawyers Anticipates Making New Hires in the First Half of 2015

Litigation to Generate Greatest Number of Legal Jobs TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - One-third (33 per cent) of lawyers interviewed for a new Robert...


08 Jan, 2015, 10:00 ET Survey: One In Four Lawyers Anticipates Making New Hires In First Half Of 2015; Litigation To Generate Greatest Number Of Legal Jobs

 Slightly more than one-quarter (26 percent) of lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal survey said their law firms or companies will...


19 Nov, 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...


23 Oct, 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...