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eDiscovery: Practical Tips for Maintaining Control: Part Two
In part two of this two-part series on The Robert Half Legal Report, Dawn Antonelli, district director for Robert Half Legal, welcomes Attorney Charles Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal and Joel Wuesthoff, Director of Protiviti Inc., to continue the discussion on how to maximize control over the e-discovery process. They discuss how to keep costs in check, what problems to avoid and questions to ask potential vendors during the selection process.
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Tips to Take Your Legal Career to New Heights in 2018
Looking to re-energize your legal career, increase your marketability or boost your earning potential in 2018? In this episode of The Robert Half Legal Report, attorneys Charles Volkert, senior district president of Robert Half Legal and Billie Moliere, a district president with the company, discuss the latest hiring trends and the hottest practice areas driving demand for attorneys, paralegals and legal support professionals. They offer tips and proven strategies -- including how to enhance your resume, build a professional brand, make a lateral move and boost your networking efforts -- to jumpstart your legal career in a dynamic job market.
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E-discovery is a complex and resource-intensive issue that is top of mind for many of us in the legal profession today. In this episode of The Robert Half Legal Report, Charles Volkert, the executive director of Robert Half Legal, and Joel Wuesthoff, a director with Robert Half Legal eDiscovery Services, talk about proactive e-discovery management. Chad and Joel take a look at some of the factors that are leading to higher spending on e-discovery for many organizations, how to become more efficient with managing data for e-discovery and the best approach to responding quickly to future e-discovery requests, especially in the face of ever-changing technology.
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