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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...

Mar 13, 2013, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal Research Reveals Top Challenges Facing Legal Departments In Year Ahead

Cost containment and compliance will be the watchwords for corporate counsel in 2013, a new survey suggests. Twenty-six percent of lawyers...

Jan 10, 2013, 08:00 ET

WHERE THE LEGAL JOBS ARE: Litigation to Offer Greatest Opportunities in 2013; Challenges Finding Top Talent Reported

 Which specialty areas are predicted to yield the most prospects for legal job seekers in the year ahead? Almost one-quarter (22 percent) of...

Oct 30, 2012, 08:00 ET

ROBERT HALF LEGAL RELEASES ANNUAL SALARY GUIDE: Starting Salaries for Legal Professionals Projected to Rise 3.0 Percent in 2013

 Average starting salaries for legal professionals in the United States are projected to rise 3.0 percent overall in 2013, according to the...

Sep 19, 2012, 08:00 ET

Robert Half Legal Again Awarded Gold-Level Sponsorship at Association of Corporate Counsel 2012 Annual Meeting

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

Sep 12, 2012, 08:00 ET

Nearly One-Third Of Lawyers Plan To Hire In Fourth Quarter

Nearly one-third (32 percent) of lawyers interviewed for the Robert Half Legal Hiring Index plan to hire full-time legal professionals during the...

Aug 02, 2012, 08:07 ET

New Research Shows Impact Of Technology On Legal Field

Just as technology has reshaped how we communicate and do business, it also is making a significant impact on the practice of law. A just-released...