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Any LAA’s in Big Law have the pool type support system at their firm? If so, how do you like it? Is it more productive? Is it better than the regular legal assistant traditional role?

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Any insurance defense LAs here? Looking for some pointers. I am a commercial litigation legal assistant with 30 years experience. Plaintiff and Defendant work. Just trying to understand the insuran… more

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Would you leave a comfortable, no stress , legal assistant position to go to clerk role at a new firm for a 15k increase in pay? Everything else in terms of comp. benefits, commute wfh are all the sam… more

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Thoughts on leaving mid size ID to go to boutique PPI ? Two years in, lots of flexibility New offer is 20k increase, promising flexibility but nervous as hell.

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If you are at a Big Law please post how many days (if any) you are allowed to WFH. Also are the attorneys in your office in every day when not traveling for work? Does your big law have a written poli… more

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Being a long-time legal assistant/paralegal/whatever fits the bill, is anyone noticing firms with constant revolving doors while they pass up on candidates who would be fine employees if given the cha… more

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I'm a legal assistant and permanent in my job. A girl who was on leave came back, and I was put and another department. A few weeks later this girl doesn't like her position, and now they are … more

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Has anyone ever tried to negotiate their raise with HR? Any pointers?

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Question: What are some of the time-sucking tasks that you do every day that you wish could be somehow automated for you? Anything that comes to mind! Mine: Client intakes and discovery responses/prod… more

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fresh grad looking for a referral for a legal admin role in nyc. anyone willing to help ?

Any LAs in the greater Philadelphia looking to transition to a new role at a plaintiff’s firm. My firm is currently looking for an LA.

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The future for Legal Admins - please drop a comment on whether you feel your firm is phasing out the Legal Admin position. My big law HR Dept often alludes to shifts to pool type support and occasiona… more

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Looking for insight on the going salary rate for a senior secretary (20+ years of experience) at a medium to large law firm in Atlanta.

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So, does anyone want to share what their attorneys got them for Xmas? I’ll go first: Partner 1 gave me $500 and a really nice note, Partner 2 gave me $300, mid level associate gave me $50 Visa card, a… more

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Hi guys, i'm considering an LAA role with Fasken in Vancouver CA. Would appreciate any feedback on the firm, the role, and salary expectations. Thanks

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Are there any firms with remote or hybrid LAA positions? Even if it’s short term, that’s ok.
Currently I am a LAA in a personal injury law firm for a year now, and I want to get more experience in oth… more

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Ratios of Admins to Attys at your big law? My firm has first through fourth year associates using a pool system and assigns 5th years and up to an admin. Each admin has 7-9 attys. Word on the street i… more

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Curious what everyone things about Clio vs MyCase?

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What billing software does your firm use? Our firm uses Clio and my managing partner hates it. He has asked me to research and find something better.

Hi all. I'm new here, still trying to figure things out. 17 years experience in litigation insurance defense in various practices areas seeking preferably a remote position, but open to hybrid i… more

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Interested to know if your Big Law has announced that the office will be fully remote (with option to come in for those that want to) during Thanksgiving week and last two weeks of the calendar year? … more

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State what the adverage salary is and your state. I am looking to move but not sure what is considered great pay.

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Big law raise percentages for LAAs in 2022? Mine was 4%. I have no idea of the range being given this year within my firm, but my personal raise was better this year than last year.

Benefits Question: how is the health insurance where you are? How does your employer handle it?

This has become one of the most important things when interviewing for me. My last employer went from hav… more

Please share whether or not your firm is offering hybrid work arrangements to support staff.

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