Guest Post – We Need More Lawyers

No, this isn’t a joke. I’m serious. As you may know, I am in charge of enrollment management for a small law school in Oregon, so I may be a little biased as my livelihood depends on me being right about this topic. While my friends on the editorial pages of the New York Times might disagree with me, I believe that we need more lawyers today in the US. No, I’m not talking about...
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Paralegal Duties – What Does A Paralegal Do?

There have been some changes at Hough Law in the recent weeks. The addition of a paralegal may raise questions about what paralegals do in a law firm. Let’s take a couple minutes and explore what a paralegal does and how a paralegal’s work benefits lawyers, as well as clients. A paralegal’s duties range anywhere from running errands to drafting letters to complex litigation ...
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Guest Post – Advice for Your 1st Day at a New Job

Hough Law Husband here! As many of our friends and family know, I recently started a new job at Willamette University’s College of Law as the Director of Recruitment and Student Activities. While not legally related, per se, I wanted to write a post about one piece of advice I have for folks starting a new job. I thought about writing a list that included vanilla advice such as...
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Guest Post – Hough Law Husband On Marketing

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Hough Law Husband here! As Hough Law is nearing its one-year anniversary next week, Nikki asked me to guest author a blog post. Since my role has been primarily to help with marketing, I thought I’d write about some highlights around what Hough Law has done to market its services and ultimately garner new clients: Get advice. There are many great (and some not-so-great) peop...
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