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Community Perspectives: What is your contract approval process?

The sole in-house counsel at a legal technology company inquires about the contract approval process in similarly sized legal departments.

Nov 13, 2020
Community Perspectives: Is it Better to Specialize or to be an In-house Generalist?

As in-house legal professionals weigh their career options, one common question is whether to choose a specific area of specialization or...

Nov 06, 2020
Community Perspectives: What are the responsibilities that will make a GC invaluable to their company?

General Counsel want to provide as much value as possible to the businesses they serve, but what responsibilities in particular are seen ...

Oct 09, 2020
October 1st legal job roundup

An overview of open positions for legal professionals on jobs.legal.io at the start of Q4 2020.

Oct 01, 2020
Community Perspectives: Am I crazy to leave biglaw for a 50% pay cut?

Many attorneys end up accepting pay cuts when taking an in-house position. How do they look back on these decisions?

Sep 22, 2020
In-house Guide: Company Secretarial Software

Company Secretarial software is used by in-house legal departments to keep on top of corporate records and other filings required to main...

Sep 15, 2020
H-1B Visa Guide for Employers

Everything than an Employer needs to know about hiring on an H-1B visa

Aug 28, 2020
Commercial Counsel: A Role Breakdown

Commercial counsel play an essential role for businesses by advising them on their transactions with customers, as well as with other bus...

Aug 21, 2020
Product Counsel: A Role Breakdown

Businesses looking to bring new tech products to fruition require the expertise of Product Counsel. This role combines commercial contrac...

Aug 10, 2020
Attorney FAQs - Temporary Positions and Staffing Options

If you are looking for the next big thing, find yourself out of work, or simply are looking for a less permanent legal position, you migh...

Aug 03, 2020
August 1st Job Roundup

An overview of new positions for legal professionals posted to the Legal.io job board on the first day of August 2020.

Aug 01, 2020
6 Things That Turn a Good Job into an Amazing Job

Some of us dislike our job. Others are happy enough with it. But still other people love what they do to earn their bread. What is it tha...

Jul 28, 2020
How to Get Rid of Workplace Gossip

Humans have a natural tendency to gossip. But office gossip is the enemy of a healthy, happy, and productive workplace. It can lead to re...

Jul 27, 2020
5 Tips for Writing a Great Cover Letter

Cover letters are key tools for showing a potential employer who you are and why you’d be a good fit for the firm where you want to work....

Jul 24, 2020
How to Handle Missing a Deadline

We all know the feeling. You’ve breezily agreed to a deadline which seemed to be a comfortable distance away at the time. But the crunch ...

Jul 23, 2020
The Dos and Don’ts of Online Recruitment for Smaller Firms

The majority of recruitment nowadays takes place online. But how can you use your online presence to attract the employees you need to gr...

Jul 22, 2020
What is an ERG?

‘ERG’ is a term that is increasingly heard in the workplace. No, I’m not talking about an ‘erg’ – a landform consisting of a flat, lifele...

Jul 21, 2020
4 Tips for Managing a Remote Team

Remote work is a hot topic at the moment, with many companies transitioning towards a more distributed workforce. The advantages of this ...

Jul 20, 2020
Attorney Fees for Temporary Visas and Green Cards

The field of immigration law lends itself well to predictable pricing arrangements. This guide provides an overview of attorney fees for ...

Jul 20, 2020
How Remote Working Can Aid Workplace Diversity

Building a diverse workforce is a key objective for firms to keep in mind in their recruitment strategies. And firms where remote working...

Jul 16, 2020
Three Ways Legal Analytics Can Benefit Your Legal Operations 

All businesses should be guided by data, and law firms or legal departments are no different. Of course, there will never be a substitute...

Jul 15, 2020
Why Legal Ops Teams and Vendors Should Work as Partners

Often, legal ops teams and vendors do not conceptualize their relationship as a partnership. Rather, they often think of their interactio...

Jul 14, 2020
How to Decompress and Progress After a Bad Interview

Everyone has faced a not-so-great interview experience. You put all your time and effort into this interview only for it to not go in you...

Jul 09, 2020
3 Remote Working Tips For Extroverts

Due to COVID-19, many professionals are having to work from home, or are looking for remote positions. For those of us who thrive on huma...

Jul 08, 2020
4 Ideas To Consider Prior to Becoming a Manager

If you’re trying to advance your career within your firm and you’re thinking about management, there’s a lot to consider. Being a people ...

Jul 07, 2020