A Guide to Your Search

Now that everyone is returning home from the hot summer it's important to survey the legal landscape. There seems to be no end in sight for this booming legal economy, and, according to law firm leaders, 80 percent expect revenue growth for the rest of this...

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For Law Firms, Diversity Drives Dollars

While celebrating International Women's Day, it's a reminder to think about how our workforce has changed over the past few decades. Even this past month, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates rejected a measure to make bar passage harder for law schools. Their reason:...

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Alternative Billing in the Post-Recession

Alternative Billing in the Post-Recession It is very unlikely that a seasoned business owner today would disagree that the economic downfall of 2007 has changed the business landscape drastically. Decision making – at all levels – is fiscally driven and the legal industry spends countless hours...

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Automation in the Legal Industry

Most people accept that advancing artificial intelligence and the spread of robotic automation will change, and in many cases replace blue-collar jobs, like factory work; but intellectually-intensive or white-collar work, surely, cannot be in jeopardy. That opinion is changing, fast, including within the legal profession, where the trends are even overcoming technological...

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Map of the Valley’s Law Firms

For perspective on the following, please navigate to the expandable map below.   Much becomes lost to time. The earliest recorded footnotes in the practice of law in Phoenix are the election in 1881 and death in 1896 of the city’s first Town Marshall. Contemporaneously, Arizona’s first...

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Fastest Growing Practice Areas

In the first quarter of 2015, our Arizona-based legal recruiting firm D. French Advisors has seen an increase in requests from our clients for attorneys in the practice areas highlighted below.   Intellectual Property – With rapidly evolving technology, IP is vital to all content creators, from small...

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