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The Legal Assistants of Tomorrow Might Not Look Like Assistants at All

As COVID-19 disrupted law offices across the world over the past year, attorneys learned to work in a new way: on Zoom calls, in Slack and Microsoft Teams chats and, crucially, with spouses, children and pets as co-workers instead of legal secretaries and law librarians. And, because Fido isn’t particularly adept at data entry, many lawyers also found their plates full with administrative tasks that used to be handled by others.

So what does this portend for the assistants who once took care of everything that wasn't billable? Zach Warren and Victoria Hudgens asked TRU founder and CEO Jared Coseglia to help them answer that question.

"Cushman says her company’s survey work since the start of the pandemic has revealed that somewhere between 50% and 80% of staff, partners and associates want to continue some degree of remote work once the threat of the coronavirus has faded. That’s in line with with research from legal talent agency TRU Staffing Partners, which found that its hiring placements rose from 4% remote in 2014, to 30% in 2019, to 72% in 2020. This will affect not only total staffing head count but also salaries, TRU CEO Jared Coseglia says. He explains, 'Talent in lower-cost-of-living areas with equal or comparable skills to peers in big cities may find themselves having an advantage in 2021 because they require lower base compensation.'"

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The second of these quarterly webinars will take place June 3 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Jared Coseglia, founder and CEO of TRU Staffing Partners and agent to thousands of e-discovery, privacy, and cybersecurity professionals joins Michael Quartararo, president of ACEDS, for a quarterly webinar that provides the latest on industry trends as well as practical tips on job search and professional development issues for seasoned and newer lawyers and eDiscovery and legal technology professionals.

Thursday, 03 June 2021, 13:00
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May 19 will see Jess Barre reunite with Donata Stroink-Skillrud and the American Bar Association for a webinar that will coach hiring managers and privacy team leaders on how to successfully build an excellent privacy team.

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 13:00
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TRU Vice President of Recruitment and Account Management Sarah Roberts joins PrivacyRef founder and President Bob Siegel and Senior Privacy Consultant Benjamin Siegel on May 11 at 1:00pm ET to aid privacy pros looking to thrive during the job search and hiring process. Topics will include workforce evolution, how to transition into privacy, and how to stand out within the vertical. Register HERE!

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 13:00