Archive: ‘News’ Category

Legal Word Processing
January 24, 2018 - 12:21 pm / News

Documents are integral to both the practice and business of law. Law firms depend on high volumes of secretarial/administrative support, which in turn require significant management overhead. Increasing labor costs and budget constraints create constant pressure to do more with less. … More

Canadian Legal Assistants & Paralegals
January 8, 2018 - 11:57 am / News

More than 37,000 people are employed as paralegals/legal assistants throughout Canada.  Paralegal and legal assistant employment will continue to experience growth as in-house legal departments grow and new areas of practice open. Paralegals and legal assistants are represented nationally by … More

Employment Law
December 13, 2017 - 6:11 pm / News

Starting January 1, 2018 there will be some major changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code. All employers should be aware of these changes so that they can practice employment law correctly. Overtime Overtime banking will still be calculated at 1.5 … More

Virtual Legal Assistant
November 13, 2017 - 5:07 pm / News

Do you want to spend more of your time practicing law and less time repeating necessary but boring tasks? Hiring a virtual legal assistant can help you reduce your personal workload in various cost-effective ways. Virtual legal assistants can do … More

Costs of Making a Bad Hire and Ways to Prevent it
November 6, 2017 - 11:58 am / News

Costs of Making a Bad Hire Law firms can take a long time to hire someone, ever wonder why that is? Well law firms have to consider the cost’s of selecting the wrong person. These costs can run into the … More

The Cost of in-House Law Firm Staff vs. Outsourcing (Temporary or Virtual)
October 25, 2017 - 8:34 am / News

Lawyers who practice with little or no support staff often lose money as they end up doing administrative tasks that could be better spent on billable hours. Assuming that most lawyers have moved past this inefficient way of working, which … More

Benefits of Legal Assistant Graduates Working for a Temp Agency
October 16, 2017 - 4:18 pm / News

Everyone learns in different ways; there are visual learners, auditory learners, and kinesthetic learners. Secondary school is great for visual and auditory learners. In school a legal assistant will learn about the theory behind how to work for a law … More

Positive Effects of Temporary Staffing in Calgary Law Firms
October 4, 2017 - 10:19 am / News

Temporary staffing can allow law firms to adjust easily and quickly to work overflow when their legal assistants are on a leave of absence, such as vacation, illness, maternity leave, disability, etc. Having qualified legal assistants or paralegals at a … More

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Are You Considering Temporary Legal Support for Your Calgary Law Firm?
June 13, 2017 - 12:04 pm / News

For most law firms, temporary services can be a great relief helping complete projects and share the burden of full-time staff. Many law firms we speak to in Calgary also begin to consider temporary positions for legal support. Here are … More

Legal Assistant Jobs Calgary
April 26, 2017 - 10:28 am / News

We are currently hiring Legal Assistants in all areas of law in Calgary.  If you are interested in working full-time, part-time or casual in the legal industry, submit your resume to Specific positions we are posting for are: The … More