leadership

The Culture of your Law Firm or Law Department Shouldn't be like The Hunger Games

The Culture of your Law Firm or Law Department Shouldn't be like The Hunger Games

A thriving organization where your team is brilliant, high-performing, responsive, and client-focused isn’t one where competition is so fierce that people are pitted against each other in some sort of race to survival. A brilliant, high-performing, responsive, and client-focused organization is one where people genuinely want to help each other and their clients.

Interview with Jay Harrington, Author of "The Essential Associate" Part Deux

Interview with Jay Harrington, Author of "The Essential Associate" Part Deux

This is Part Two of our Interview with Jay Harrington, the author of "The Essential Associate".  The Essential Associate, helps young lawyers not just survive, but thrive in today’s competitive law firm environment. It is a step-by-step guide for mastering both the practice and business of law, and includes the insights of dozens of successful lawyer, general counsel at Fortune 500 companies, and leading consultants to the legal industry.  

In Part One of our interview with Jay, we covered legal career, career arc, writing, and marketing.  

Interview with Jay Harrington, Author of "The Essential Associate" Part 1

Interview with Jay Harrington, Author of "The Essential Associate" Part 1

The Essential Associate, helps young lawyers not just survive, but thrive in today’s competitive law firm environment. It is a step-by-step guide for mastering both the practice and business of law, and includes the insights of dozens of successful lawyer, general counsel at Fortune 500 companies, and leading consultants to the legal industry.

Nimble Trends - 8 April 2018

Nimble Trends - 8 April 2018

Here's what's trending in the legal industry:

  • Is 2018 the year of the mega law firm merger?
  • Recently announced law firm mergers.
  • GDPR advice and guidance from the European Union.
  • Advice for interviewing in-house.
  • A recent study says that law departments want to add more lawyers but will they get the budget to do so?
  • And, much more.

Nimble Trends - 20 March 2018

Nimble Trends - 20 March 2018

Great insight on how to get a job in-house, SEC cyber security guidance, how NOT to make partner, marketing and business development tips, and more!

2018 Lawyer Happiness Survey

2018 Lawyer Happiness Survey

In January 2018, Nimble Services conducted our first-ever “Lawyer Happiness Survey”.  This 31- question survey used very typical employee engagement questions.  We made it available to lawyers of all backgrounds.  The response data provides some very interesting insights into the happiness of lawyers with their work and careers. 

Take the 2018 Nimble Legal Market Outlook Survey Now!

You are invited to take the 2018 Nimble Legal Market Outlook survey.  Please click here to take the survey now!

This year’s survey will take less than 8 minutes to complete.

We conducted our initial survey last year and it yielded some important key takeaways for law departments such as:

  • Law firms were much more optimistic than law departments about the demand for legal services in 2017.

  • Law Departments had these three topics as their top priorities in 2017:

    • Ethics/Compliance

    • Reduction of Legal Spend

    • Data Privacy and Security

To get the results of the 2017 Nimble Legal Market Outlook Survey click here

Please take this year’s survey and offer your insights into the 2018 Legal Market!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nimble Trends - 30 January 2018

Nimble Trends - 30 January 2018

Here's what's trending in the legal industry: (1) General Counsel find that smaller law firms provide better service and are more innovative, (2) the traits and skills necessary for future lawyers, (3) a Gender Bias suit filed against a BigLaw firm, (4) the General Counsel is supposed to be a role model and moral leader, and (5) Legal Operations Chiefs are working with inadequate Legal Technology.  And More!

Top Insights from Industry Experts on Cyber Security and Legal Technology

Top Insights from Industry Experts on Cyber Security and Legal Technology

Over 50 people attended the first ever Nimble Forum on September 14th where we had an interactive discussion on cyber security and legal technology.