Congratulations to Katie Pearson on her lateral move to Wise Carter, one of Mississippi’s leading law firms! We’re excited for Katie’s new career journey and thrilled that Wise Carter has her talent on their team.
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Big congrats to Suzie on her new role as an associate at Wise Carter, a Mississippi law firm with a history of excellence, integrity, and commitment that spans over one hundred years. Wishing her a long and happy career at her new firm!
We are excited to welcome Nutter McClennen & Fish to the OnBoard family, and we can’t wait to tell you more about them. OnBoard Legal is honored to be representing Nutter McClennen & Fish in the Boston market. Nutter is a top-notch law firm that has consistently ranked high in lawyer satisfaction, including being ranked… Read More
Technology and our unique approach has enabled us to serve clients nationwide from our offices in Birmingham. OnBoard Legal, formerly known as OnBoard Search, is planning to nearly double its national reach by 2025. The company hired five employees in the last year and plans to make three to five additional hires this year. It… Read More
Hiring is the most important people function you have, and most of us aren’t as good at it as we think. Refocusing your resources on hiring better will have a higher return than almost any training program you can develop. Like every industry, law firms are operating in a new and constantly changing landscape. This… Read More
Updated: Dec 13, 2021 There’s always an opportunity with a crisis. Just as it forces an individual to look inside himself, it forces a company to reexamine its policies and practices. Pandemic Recovery If we have learned only one thing from the pandemic, it’s that many of the changes it enforced upon law firms are… Read More
What lies behind us, and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. February has arrived, and it is time to stop talking about how the pandemic affected law firms in 2020, and start focusing on success in 2021. Summarize What You Learned From 2020 Laying off attorneys and staff… Read More
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. Thanksgiving is a state of mind, an act of appreciation, a national holiday. In 1620, the Pilgrims gathered with the Indians to celebrate their thankfulness for survival and a bountiful harvest. In October of 1777, the… Read More
During turbulent times, it is natural for law firms to withdraw, hunker down and ride out the storm. And that is certainly an understandable approach. As with most aspects of life, however, fortune often favors the bold. For those firms that are able and willing to think and act boldly, turbulent times can create enormous… Read More
To say that lawyers lead busy lives is an understatement. Indeed, attorneys work long hours and must devote absolute focus to their work. However, if you’re an attorney with a family, with other responsibilities balancing your career and personal goals can at times feel impossible. There are many issues outside of work that require your… Read More
The job and career outlook for the legal field – from paralegals to attorneys – is improving. In fact, more than 90% of summer internships are resulting in job offers. But landing the right position is only the beginning. Connecting with the company culture and building job security while doing the work you love takes… Read More
Yes, the number of open positions is climbing. Yes, it’s easier today than five years ago to secure your dream law job. And Yes, it still takes dedicated, intentional choices to win at the job search game. If you want to secure your dream job, follow these tips. The Most Important Action The most important… Read More
It may be a talent-driven market where the lateral hiring of star performers is a hot topic, but don’t rest on your laurels. The men and women at the top didn’t land there without dedicated effort, strategy, goal setting, and an open-minded embracing of game-changing technology, culture, and attitudes. Building your career in law is… Read More
Brock Launches OnBoard Legal OnBoard Legal featured in Birmingham Business Journal on January 27 in an article titled “Birmingham legal industry vet launches a new venture.” The article gives an overview of OnBoard and its founder Richard Brock. Explaining why he started OnBoard, Brock said “We have been in a buyer’s market for several years,… Read More
Investigation Law firms are not all created equal. They have different criteria, different areas of specialty, different hierarchy, etc. You are an attorney – investigate. Discover the big picture and the tiny details. What is the firm’s key practice areas? What is their key strategy for growth and operation? How involved is their training for… Read More