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1351 ABA Journal Business Development articles.

MyCase CEO says remote work is ‘here to stay’

Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Jim McGinnis, the CEO of MyCase, a practice management software company.

Nonlawyer-owned alternative legal services provider receives Arizona’s approval to integrate with a law firm

Elevate, a nonlawyer-owned alternative legal services provider, has been approved to operate in Arizona in tandem with an integrated law firm, the company announced Thursday.

In US News’ 100 Best Jobs of 2022 list, how does being a lawyer stack up?

Being a lawyer is a better job than being a speech-language pathologist but not quite as good as being a statistician.

Law firms came ‘dangerously close’ to losing almost a quarter of their associates in 2021, new report says

Law firms “are spending huge amounts of money and putting their profits at increasing risk” as they battle to hold on to their associates, according to a report released Tuesday.

CEO roundtable with Ari Kaplan: Trends, challenges and opportunities in 2021 and the year ahead

Ari Kaplan recently moderated a discussion with the following chief executive officers for the final Ari Kaplan Advisors CEO Roundtable of 2021 about trends, challenges and opportunities in the past year and the year ahead.

How an e-discovery platform has evolved to meet the new challenges facing clients

AJ Shankar, the founder and CEO of e-discovery platform Everlaw, likes to say his company’s technology is designed to help clients find needles in a haystack.

Lawyer burnout is ‘a real issue’ as demand for legal work outpaces growth in lawyer head count

Law firms will be able to easily absorb higher expenses driven by a talent war because of strong revenue growth in 2021, according to the 2022 Citi Hildebrandt Client Advisory released Thursday.

Legal tech company featured on ‘Shark Tank’ experiences big bump in business

The digital platform HelloPrenup helps couples create prenuptial agreements by filling out in-depth questionnaires and comprehensive financial disclosures instead of having to go to a lawyer.

Some BigLaw firms are offering jobs to experienced associates without conducting interviews

Several major law firms in the United States and Europe are offering jobs to associates without interviewing them, according to a story by Law.com.

A new parent’s 7-step guide to seamless networking

Unfortunately, there is still a lot of stigma against parental leave in the legal industry. Women face stigma because the burden of their work falls on their colleagues, and some people even see maternity leave as a “vacation.”

3 decades ago, legal headhunting required more time for fewer placements

Two female recruiters are featured in this month’s Asked and Answered podcast, which is looking at how legal recruiting has changed over the years, including an incredibly hot job market for 2021.

Sidley Austin implements executive training and new titles for associates

Senior Sidley Austin associates are getting new titles and new opportunities to learn business skills.

Talent wars top list of perceived threats to law firm profitability, new survey finds

Law firm business leaders are bullish about the future of the legal industry, but they are increasingly concerned about the impact of talent wars on profitability, according to a survey released Tuesday.

Top 50 law firms are ‘cannibalizing’ an increasing share of legal revenue

The nation’s 50 highest-grossing law firms continue to outpace other higher-earning firms in growth in income, net revenue and demand, according to financial data.

Weekly Briefs: Steven Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress; DC Circuit gives Trump initial records victory

Steve Bannon is indicted for contempt of Congress

Steve Bannon, a former adviser to former President Donald Trump, was indicted Friday for contempt of Congress for failing to comply with…

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