The Legal Pad

The Legal Pad

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The Legal Pad

Cabrini Green Legal Aid’s 7th Annual Wine Tasting Event

Legalpeople is proud to have sponsored The Cabrini Green Legal Aid’s 7th annual wine tasting event, which took place on the evening of February 27th.  The event, which was held at the popular Chicago French Market on Clinton Street, was very well attended. In fact it was a sellout, drawing well over 300 people, and … Read More ›

On Branding

On January 1, 2013, I combined my company, Legalpeople, with another company that I admired greatly, The Partners Group. This merger was the culmination of nearly 15 months of phone calls, emails and meetings, discussing the pros and cons of bringing the companies together, or pursuing other opportunities, or just standing pat.

Completing the corporate formalities … Read More ›

Countdown to Launch

I’m writing this blog entry as I look at the very website you’re looking at right now, except it hasn’t gone live yet. We’ve been working with the wonderfully creative folks over at Orbit Media to re-imagine our online presence and redesign how our clients and candidates can learn about our company. It’s … Read More ›

Resume Dos and Don’ts

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. That’s right, I’m talking about your resume. I see every kind of resume there is, from “newbie” IP lawyers to mid-level real estate associates, up through and including senior litigators and in-house corporate generalists. After eight years of reviewing resumes, I have a keen … Read More ›

The Anatomy of a Project Center

Legalpeople is currently planning a new state-of-the-art Document Review and Project Center in downtown Chicago. We’ve been hard at work with designers, technicians, and contractors, putting together an ideal space to house multiple projects simultaneously, from large document reviews to foreign language reviews to smaller specialized projects. Those of you who have been to our … Read More ›