Even though this article was published in March, there are still some important key findings that show promise for the legal industry.
Some key findings in the report conducted by the Robert Half Legal Hiring Index
- The three most in-demand positions are lawyers (85 percent), paralegals (39 percent) and legal secretaries (24 percent).
- The practice areas expected to see the most growth in the second quarter are bankruptcy/foreclosure, litigation and general business/commercial law.
- Fifty-nine percent of lawyers said it is challenging to find skilled legal professionals, up eight points from the previous quarter.
*Robert Half Legal is a premier legal staffing firm specializing in lawyers, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals.
Did you know that if you are a Veteran of the armed forces and are a resident of Oregon, you may be able to benefit from the Educational Aid Program? To learn more about this educational aid program for Oregon’s Veterans you can go to: http://www.oregon.gov/ODVA/BENEFITS. Sumner College is thankful to all of the men and women in our armed forces that serve and protect our nation. The Paralegal, Correctional Officer and Nursing programs at Sumner College are approved by the Oregon Department of Education for Veteran’s education leading to a degree or career specific educational program. We hope we can thank you for your service by allowing us to serve you.
Technology is great, sometimes it can prove to be a challenge, but overall I think we can all agree that it really can make things easier. In the legal field, there many elements to a case involving various parties and members of a legal team. Court Reporters have the important role of recording and transcribing the spoken words during trials, hearings, depositions and many other occasions where the spoken word must be documented. Traditionally, all parties would be in the same room, but with the help of technology you may see more firms utilizing live streaming technology.
This article shows how McDaniel Court Reporting utilized LiveDeposition.com to stream a live deposition and how it really is a money and time saver.
At Sumner College, we truly are a family. With over 300 students/staff/faculty, we are a close a group and when someone in our family needs us, we’re there! Right now one of our own needs us. On February 6th one of our wonderful, hard-working and caring Nursing Intructors, Dannelle McCann-Cotterill went into the hospital for a seizure and has remained there since then. Money collected during Sumner’s Spring Book Drive will all go to Dannelle to help with her recovery and medical bills. Please feel free to drop off used books at the front desk at the Sumner College campus and also shop for books that will be displayed in the lobby area.