Thursday August 22, 2019

Paralegal Careers – Top Ten Ways to Excel as a Paralegal

You might be interested in the legal profession but do not want to become a lawyer then you might be looking for some other options. There are certain alternative legal jobs which can help you work in this field and get a handsome amount of salary as well. You might be aware of the paralegal […]

Most Essential Legal Skills

Applying for legal jobs assumes that you have all the skills required by the employer for whom you’d like to work. Whether you are looking for attorney jobs or another Professional Career that involves knowledge of the law, there are some very important and essential legal skills that you should have up your sleeve. Before […]

New Practices Aren’t Necessarily Better Practices

Let’s face it, many employers have become creative in their efforts to survive the recession. While many of these creative efforts have proven to benefit both the employer and his employees, there are those that aren’t without risk. One of these tactics is the practice of laying off full time employees and then bringing them […]

Mississippi’s Black Eye

Mississippi is many things. For those who call this beautiful state home, you can be sure you’ll be hard pressed to find a Mississippi native who wishes home were somewhere else. Still, the Magnolia state has taken a few hard legal hits in the past several years. Richard “Dickie” Scruggs, the once famous now turned […]

The Truth about Job Boards Is Out

There are many job websites that wait for law jobs to come to them from legal firms. Trusting such sites is not good for one’s career for there is danger lurking in the job boards. These websites do not work for helping law professional find good jobs but their main aim is to earn thousands […]

This Day in History

February 5, 2010 marks a significant day in the legal world. Byron de la Beckwith was convicted on this day in 1994 for the assassination of civil rights leader Medger Evers in 1963. As A. Harrison Barnes points out, the longest murder case in American history was finally concluded in a Jackson, MS courtroom and […]

Representing the Elderly

Elderly abuse is on the rise. Those whose families cannot see to their loved ones around the clock often choose to place them in a nursing home. While the vast majority of nursing facilities are employed by caring and compassionate nurses, nursing aides and physicians, there are those that occasionally find themselves in breaking news […]

Determining If It’s Good News Or Bad News

The Bureau of Labor Stats will receive its December 2009 findings on Monday, January 11, 2010. There’s a bit of good news, but as we’ve come to expect, there’s a bit of bad news ribboned in too. There were a total of 2,100 jobs lost in the legal sector during December, bringing the grand total […]